Missing - Killed in Action 26 July 1918. Flying S.E. 5a E1295 on an Offensive Patrol, he was in combat with an enemy two-seater over Lestrem, which he destroyed, with Lt D Inglis at a very low altitude. Mannock was hit by ground machine-gun fire, his
Poppies dedicated to Mannock, E. (Edward 'Mick')
“He was not only the outstanding pilot of World War One but a man in the full sense of word, much older than he should have been for the stresses he bore, a warm, lovable individual, of many moods and characteristics, and I will always salute his memory.” -- Grid Caldwell, CO of 74 Squadron
A true leader loved and worshipped by all his comrades, and by me, a girl who lives today in a peaceful world and knows him from reading WWI aviation books. Mick is my own hero. -- a girl from China
Favillae, Saturday June 2nd 2018 11:38
An inspiration to the men who faught in the skies of no mans land, he will never be forgotten. "cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home?" ~ Cliff Burton R.I.P Mick
Robert Fields, Monday September 18th 2017 13:51
Rest in peace.
Hal smalley, Saturday May 14th 2016 13:04
Very brave man, an inspiration!
Graham, Sunday January 31st 2016 14:13
An inspiration to others
Andy Gregory, Thursday November 5th 2015 17:55
A brave & heroic man. Lived in Wellingborough , Northants for a time during WW1 & is remembered there ,with a street & Medical Centre named after him .From a resident of Wellingborough xx
Janette Panter, Tuesday September 16th 2014 11:33
Your bravery in the face of your own fear and your dedication to the leadership of others is an inspiration to us all. Long may you be remembered.