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Herbert Clarence NEW

Regimental number463
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
SchoolSt James School, Maryborough, Queensland
Other trainingInternation Correspondence School.
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Keilbar', Herne Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs M New, 'Keilbar', Herne Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as an Officer in Citizen Froces Toowoomba.
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFrom his early cadet days always a keen lover of things military when ot on parade hw was always anxious to keep in clerical matters at the various drill sheds. (details from Mother)
FateDied of wounds 23 April 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur George and Maud NEW, Petersham, New South Wales. Native of Bundaberg, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4567 Corporal Arthur Henry NEW, 15th Bn, killed in action, 4 July 1918.

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