Wilfred Emanuel (Manny) Norton

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 2 April 1890, Te Awaiti, Arapawa Island, Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
  • Died 27 June 1939, Picton
  • Last rank Lance Corporal
  • Service number 40237
  • Served In 23rd Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company, 2nd Battalion
  • Next of Kin Miss Catherine Norton (sister), Te Awaiti, Marlborough Sounds
  • Pre-war occupation Self-employed Whaler
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Enlisted6 October 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 80, Corinthic, departed 2 April 1917 Wellington, disembarked 10 June 1917, Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Theatres of operationWestern European 1917-18
  • Periods of service168 days in New Zealand and two years 280 days overseas in Western European. Total service of three years and 83 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Rimutaka, 7 January 1920
  • Discharged3 February 1920, on termination of period of engagement
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal