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Charles Frederick NEWTON

Regimental number847
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFruit grower
AddressLyrup, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39.6
Height5' 4"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Newton, Mutzenberg, South Africa
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Mafeking Town Guard Volunteers during the Boer War.
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 February 1921
Discharge date7 July 1921
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia , 8 February 1921; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 7 July 1921.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 August 1940
SourcesNAA: B2455, NEWTON Charles Frederick

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