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John Drage NEWMAN

Regimental number3907
Place of birthRettering, Northamptonshire, England
Place of birthKettering, Northants, England
SchoolWellingloro Grammar School
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrookton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss Maggie Newman, Children's Hospital, Shadwell, London, England
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albvert and Rebecca NEWMAN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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