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Ernest Albert Oscar NEWSON

Regimental number3410
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLorry driver
AddressWhite Gum Valley, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Newson, Hope Street, White Gum Valley, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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