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Charles NEWBOLT

Regimental number5438
Place of birthSouthampton, England
SchoolSouthampton Elementary School
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Newbolt, 22 Livingstone Road, Southampton, England
Previous military serviceEight years with the colours, four in reserve, in the English 10th Hussars.
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoind the English army eleven moths before the boar war , served two year active service in Africa, Afterwards finishing his time in India. (Rhoda Newbolt Mother)
FateDied of wounds 26 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFRANCE
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Rhoda NEWBOLT, 22 Livingstone Road, Southampton, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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