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William Samuel Sylvester NEWMAN

Regimental number11880
Place of birthThornton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUpper Thornton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W Newman, Upper Thornton, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

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