Regt. No.: 721
Name: Manuel, Alfred
Rank: Corporal
Community: Botwood
Occupation: Lumberman
Enlisted: December 14, 1914
Enlist. Age: 22
Fatality: April 14, 1917

Military Medal
London Gazette, 6th January 1917
Action Date, 12th October 1916.
For bravery in the field. On 12th October near Gueudecourt in an attack on German trenches, he showed conspicuous gallantry in charge of a Lewis gun. All his team became casualties before reaching the hostile trench, but he continued and brought the gun into action single-handed and did fine work during a hostile counterattack.