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Ernest Walter NEWMAN

Regimental number1219
Place of birthSheffield
SchoolParadise State School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressParadise via Sheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinLewis Newman, Paradise, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name15th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lewis and Florence Marion NEWMAN, Paradise, Sheffield, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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