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Charles Robert NEWTON

Regimental number856
Place of birthCarrington, New South Wales
SchoolTighis Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressHarrison Street, Smedmore, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lebina Newton, Harrison Street, Smedmore, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 13), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Robina NEWTON, Harrison Street, Smedmore, Newcastle, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother 1513 Pte E.T. Newton, 53rd Battalion late 1st Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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