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Clarence Richard NEWTON

Regimental number5164
Place of birthOatlands
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSkin merchant
Address8 Invermay Road, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Newton, Invermay Road, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets Militia Hort Nelson.
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 10 September 1918
Place of death or woundingRoisel, 1918 France
Age at death24
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Luke's Anglican Church Cemetery, Campbell Town, Tasmania. Parents: James and Isabella NEWTON, 8 Invermay Road, Launceston, Tasmania. Photo: Kent Fitch
Family/military connectionsCorporal Y J Nelson.

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