Joseph James NEWTON

NEWTON, Joseph James

Service Number: 702
Enlisted: 18 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, November 1888
Home Town: Freeburgh, Alpine, Victoria
Schooling: Bredfort State School, Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Bootmaker
Died: Hit by shell, France, 26 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

18 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 702, 21st Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, 702, 24th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, 702, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
26 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 702, 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 702 awm_unit: 21st Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-08-26

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