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Ernest Arthur NEWTON

Regimental number1957
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr Henry Newton, Argent Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme France
Age at death26.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial Row B, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah NEWTON
Family/military connectionsCousin: 487 Pte Bert EDGLEY, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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