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Francis Walter NEWELL

Regimental number3756
Place of birthErskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolErskineville Superior Public Shool, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationBricklayer
Address82 Cardigan Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Michael Newell, 82 Cardigan Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Catherine NEWELL, 19 Brown Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHe was related to Private W.H. Isaac also killed (Cousin)

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