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Claude Stanley NEWMAN

Regimental number1318
Other NamesClaud Stanley
Address'Pensame', Herbert Street, Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William W Newman, 'Pensame', Herbert Street, Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Army Ordnance Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Meritorious Service Medal

'For conspicuous devotion to duty in the administration of the Ordnance Services of the Division, more especially during the operations of August 8th (during my absence sick) when he acted as D.A.D.O.S. of the Division and displayed the greatest initiative and foresight in obtaining immediate replacements for the fighting Units. The period covered is from 25th February 1918 to night of 16th/17th September 1918.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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