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Joseph Elijah NEWBY

Regimental number14232
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressFreemasons Hotel, Beverley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, No 4187 Private E S Newby, 28th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force
Previous military service25th ALH
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 August 1973

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