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About Charles B Mann

1909 Born in West Hartlepool Durham England - google map
1910-1920s Moved to Burton-on-Trent as a schoolboy - google map
1928 Junior reporter with Burton Chronicle
1932 Married Beryl Watson
1936 Moved to Derby, assistant sports editor and feature writer, after WWII became deputy chief sub-editor
1939 Birth of only child, daugter Gillian Mann
1944-45 RAF WWII - see war diary
1946 Apparently stayed in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) for 1 year after the war as a reporter for the BBC
1947 Assistant editor Nottingham Journal
1953 Moved family to Lancaster, north west of England - google map
1953-1974 Editor in Chief Lancaster & Morecambe Guardian newspapers
1961-62 President Rotary Club of Lancaster
1950s-70s 18 years as chairman of St John Ambulance in Lancaster
1973 Invested as an Officer of the Order of St John
1975 Died during treatment for throat cancer (most likely related to smoking)