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Regimental number14251
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOotacamund, Nilgri Hills, South India
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maud Newman, Ootacamund, Nilgri Hills, South India
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant Major
Unit name1st Australian Wireless Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Morea on 30 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron Wireless
FateDied of disease 7 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBasra War Cemetery (Plot V, Row P, Grave No. 5), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Maud NEWMAN, Coombe Villa, Dartmouth, Devon, England. Native of London, England

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