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Walter James NEWMAN

Regimental number4342
Place of birthNorlui, near Boomi, New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCab driver
AddressOtho Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Annie Newman, Otho Street, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 3), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Amy NEWMAN, Boomi, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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