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Harry NEWTON

Regimental number18858
Date of birth17 July 1890
Place of birthCrewe, Cheshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Enlistment date12 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital, 1917 Egypt Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 31 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Discharge date16 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked from Sydney, 31 August 1917; disembarked Suez, 5 October 1917.

Granted 2 months' extended leave without pay in the United Kingdom, 24 June 1919; embarked from Pt Said, 23 July 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 December 1919; discharged, 16 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Embarkation Roll as Harry NEWTOWN.
Date of death9 April 1965
Age at death74
Place of burialCremated: Mt Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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