The AIF Project


Regimental number3939
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolCentral London School, Hanvell, London
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, Harry Newman, c/o W. Jackson, Nobby, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd Cheshire Regiment.
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death28
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XI, Row L, Grave No. II), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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