Capt., Inf., Hdqrs. Co., 322nd Reg., 81st Div. Born in Durham County Sept. 22, 1891; son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. S. Manning. Entered the service in 1916 at Durham, N.C., and sent to Ft. Oglethorpe May, 1917. Transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July, 1918. Promoted Capt. October, 1918. Fought at Vosges Mtn., Verdun and Metz Sector. Commissioned 1st Lt. and transferred to Camp Jackson, S. C., August, 1917. Served on the Mexican border. Returned to the USA June 18, 1919. Mustered out of service at Camp Lee, Va., July, 1919.