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Bernard Henry NEWELL

Regimental number213
Place of birthForest Gate Essex, England
SchoolForest Gate Exxex England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Newell, Dry Well, Quairading, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLeft Australia 2nd Convoy S.S. Ceramic Dec 22nd 1914......
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Bernard Edward
Place of death or woundingFRANCE
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 16), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jabez and Mary NEWELL. Native of Forest Gate, Essex, England
Family/military connectionsBrother served and wounded with New Zealdand Froces. Two brothers in Imperial Army, one nephew in Imperial army killed. Six other nephews in Imperial Army. (Ernest Newell Brother)

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