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Robert Campbell NEWTON

Regimental number5885
Place of birthJung Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressHorsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert F Newton, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2nd Lt Clarence John Raymond NEWTON, 24th Bn, killed in action, 31 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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