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Newton Rae CALVERT

Regimental number607
Date of birth--/09/1894
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressOxley Station, Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMrs R P McFarlane, Oxley Station, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 24th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 December 1917


Unit: 24th Battalion
Promotion date: 18 April 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 27 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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