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Francis Bradley NEWTON

Regimental number2378
Place of birthWhitfield Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWhitfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Newton, Whitfield, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 June 1983
Age at death89
Place of burialWangaratta Cemetery, Victoria

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