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George John NEWSON

Regimental number420
Place of birthMeningie South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressBulloo Downs, Thargomindah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Newson, Meningie, South Australia
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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