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William Allen NEWMAN

Regimental number2762
Place of birthKettering, England
SchoolKettering Grammar School
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot examiner
Address'Burland', St Georges Crescent, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Newman, 22 Johnson Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Harriet NEWMAN, 22 Johnston Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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