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Charles Sherbourne NEWMAN

Regimental number938
Place of birthKangaroo Flat, Bendigo, Victoria
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoiler maker
AddressMontefiore Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs Marion Newman, Montefiore Street, Coburg, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War; and in the Albert Park F.A.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 30 March 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 194), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Cole and Marian NEWMAN, 19 Montifore Street, Coburg, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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