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Frank Graham NEWTON

Date of birth5 October 1877
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressClaydon, Prairie
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Kathleen Newton, Bristol House, Winslow, Bucks, England
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: General List
Promotion date: 1 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

KBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, KBE, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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