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William Sydney NEWMAN

Regimental number2699
Place of birthNarrandera, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address309 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, William Henry Newman, 309 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jessie May NEWMAN
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 May 1942
Age at death58
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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