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William James NEWNHAM

Regimental number430
Place of birthSeymour Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMangalore, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs A M Newnham, Railway Station, Mangalore, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Ada NEWNHAM, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia [no date entered on Nominal Roll]; Brother: 682 Pte John edward NEWNHAM, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 21 May 1917.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death21 October 1969

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