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Robert Henry NEWELL

Regimental number28
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolBrunswick State School
Other trainingServed in the Naval Cadets, Williamstown, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmoulder
Address184 Nicholson Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, S Newell, 184 Nicholson Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll52
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Brigade Headquarters
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Eliza NEWELL

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