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John Edward NEWNHAM

Regimental number682
Place of birthSale Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMangalore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs Annie Newnham, Mangalore, Victoria
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Ada NEWNHAM, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia [no date entered on Nominal Roll]; Brother: 430 Corporal William James NEWNHAM, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death9 August 1967
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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