9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
19/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Randal Edmund McManus was the son of Samuel and Jane McManus (nee Booth). He was born on 21st February 1893 in Dungannon. Randall enlisted in Dungannon. Randal E McManus was initially with the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons (Service Squadron) and the 2nd Regiment North Irish Horse, Service Numbers UD/88 (Inniskilling Dragoons) and 41505 (RIF). Lance Corporal Randal Edmund McManus then joined 9th (North Irish Horse) Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers. Lance Corporal Randal Edmund McManus was killed in action on died at Kemmel Hill, Belgium on 19th April 1918, age 26.
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.