Lt John Patrick Mannox


1889 Oct 26. Born Solihull, Warwickshire.

1891 census at Manor House, Shirley Street, Solihull, Shirley

1901 census A boarder at Kimbolton Grammar School, Huntingdonshire

1910 Jun 6. Leaves UK for Lagos, Nigeria. Travels alone and 1st class

1911 Sep 13. Arrives UK from Sekonde. Planter

1911 Nov 28. Leaves UK for Gold Coast. Travels alone and 1st class

1913 Jan 6 Arrives UK from Gold Coast. 1st class.

1914 Oct 1. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants, whilst serving with the West African Expeditionary Force. J P Mannox

1915 Dec 3. Lt J P Mannox leaves UK for Douala, Cameroon. 1st class with a group of soldiers

1915 Dec 23 Landed in France

1916 Jun 21. Leaves UK for Lagos. Crossed off, so he may not have travelled on this ship.

1917 Aug 26 Arrives in UK from Lagos. "Soldier".

1917 Nov 3. R Warwicks Regt. Temp. Lt. J. P. Mannox, from Nigeria R., to be temp. Lt. (attd.). 3 Nov. 1917, with seniority 1 Oct. 1914.

RAF Record

1918 Jul/Sep Married in Dover to Maud Wyllie

1918 Sep 21 Does a course with the RAF - he is with the Nigeria Regt

1919 Jan 29. Warwick. R. Temp. Lt. J. P. Mannox relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt

1919 Jun 25. Capt JP Mannox, a planter, leaves UK for Lagos. His wife is not with him

1919 Oct 7. Applies for his medals from Nigeria.

1920 Aug 27. Joined ADRIC with service no 390. Posted to Depot Coy

1920 Sep 25 He is with D Coy in Galway, shoots rifle at Guard Commander

1920 Oct 10. Prosecution by Court Martial of Francis Burke, Wallace West and John Mannox, Temporary Cadets, RIC Auxiliary Division; Larceny and attempted murder by Mannox, by shooting, of a sentry T/C C Baldin ); Salthill, County Galway; found not guilty and released. TNA File . The entry in Galway Prison book shows him as being there on remand awaiting trial in Oct 1920 for burglary of Galway Shop

1920 Dec 27. Posted to D Coy

1921 Jan 8 to 5 Feb on Leave

1921 Apr 5 to 19 Apr on Leave

1921 Jul 29 to 26 Aug on Leave

1921 Oct 18 to 1 Nov on Leave

1921 Nov 12. Posted to N Coy

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922. Divorce Court File: 9926. Appellant: John Patrick Mannox. Respondent: Maud Mannox. Co-respondent: Laurence Jones. Type: Husband's petition for divorce

1923 Feb 14.

1924 Nov 6. Problems with the divorce. Decree nisi rescinded.

1925 Oct/Dec Died Penzance, Cornwall, age 36.