Harry NEWHOUSE

NEWHOUSE, Harry

Service Number: 1453
Enlisted: 7 January 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 3 September 1895
Home Town: Pyrmont, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Locomotive engine cleaner
Died: Natural causes, Woy Woy, New South Wales, Australia, 24 November 1996, aged 101 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Granville Rechabite Soccer Players Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

7 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1453, Liverpool, New South Wales
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1453, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1453, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
2 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1453, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Jun 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1453, 4th Infantry Battalion, m/u - deafness

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"1453 Private Harry Newhouse. Pte Newhouse enlisted in Sydney on 7 January 1915 aged 19 years and 4 months. He served in B company of the 4th Battalion AIF at Gallipoli, where he became deaf in May 1915. He then caught influenza and malaria and was invalided home in 1916 and discharged from the military in 1922. His brother, 1415 Private George Newhouse enlisted and sailed with him to the Dardanelles but was killed at Gallipoli on 2 May 1915." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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