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William Andrew NEWLAND

Regimental number483
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMechanical engineer
AddressShire Hall, Yarram, South Gippsland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs W A Newland, Church Road, Yarram, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*NEWLANDS
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death9 May 1949

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