Newton Raymond BOTT

Badge Number: S6054, Sub Branch: Gawler

BOTT, Newton Raymond

Service Number: 4071
Enlisted: 10 January 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Divisional Train
Born: Happy Valley, South Australia, 18 April 1896
Home Town: Callington, Mount Barker, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Natural causes, Gawler, South Australia, 8 July 1962, aged 66 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Interred on 10 July 1962, Acacia C, Path CK, Grave 751. Interment right number 16767 which expired on 10 July 2012
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World War 1 Service

10 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4071, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4071, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4071, 27th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Adelaide
22 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 4071, 5th Divisional Train

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Levi Bott and Agnes Murtrapana Bott nee Commyns of Callington, SA.

Brother of Mary Doris Bott, James Ashby Bott, Ellen Argall Bott and John Clifton Shorthand Bott MM who returned to Australia on 20 May 1919 having served with the 10th Battalion

On 21 January 1921 Newton married Marjorie Lee in the Holy Trinity Church, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Father of Darcy Newton Bott and Lois Marjorie Bott

At the time of his death Newton and Marjorie were residing at Gawler West, SA

Returned to Australia on 5 October 1919 aboard HT Main

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal