Alexander John Mackay Manson Biography 1971

MANSON, Alexander John Mackay
MC [Military Cross], ED [Efficiency Decoration] (army award), Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod House of Representatives (1965)
Born: Invercargill, 24 May 1895, son of A Manson; married 1919 Frances S, widow of L Dunley
Education: Napier Boys High School
1st New Zealand Expeditionary Force 1915-19; MC; des [mentioned in despatches]; Hawke’s Bay Regiment 1918-39 (lieutenant colonel); RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] 1939-45; group-captain
Sergeant at arms, House of Representatives 1937-64
Private address: 417 W Avenue Rd, Hastings

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