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James Edward NEWTON

Regimental number969
Place of birthOtley England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
Address20 South Parade, Otley Yorks, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Thomas P Newton, 20 South Parade, Otley Yorks, England
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollQuartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death26 February 1963

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