Cecil Victor NEWMAN

Badge Number: S2325 / 20786
S2325 / 20786

NEWMAN, Cecil Victor

Service Number: 37672
Enlisted: 16 January 1917, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Richmond, Victoria, 19 September 1887
Home Town: Torrensville, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mercantile clerk/Department Manager
Died: Unley Park, South Australia, 17 March 1941, aged 53 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery (General) Adelaide, South Australia
Memorials: Adelaide Elder Smith & Co Limited WW1 Honour Board, Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board (1), Adelaide Rowing Club WW1 Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

16 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
9 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37672, Field Artillery Brigades, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37672, Field Artillery Brigades, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37672, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , "The Last Hundred Days"
24 Feb 1919: Discharged AIF WW1
Date unknown: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 37672, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column

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37672 Gunner Cecil Victor Newman, Field Artillery Brigade was a 29 year old clerk from Torrensville, South Australia when he enlisted on 16 January 1917.

He embarked for overseas with the 30th Reinforcements from Melbourne on 9 November 1917 aboard HMAT Port Sydney.

He saw service in France with the 4th Divisional Ammunition Column and the 11 Field Artillery Brigade and after the end of hostilities, was discharged in England on 24 February 1919. He is depicted on an honour board showing members of the Adelaide Rowing Club who enlisted for active service in the First World War.


"Funeral Notice

NEWMAN.- THE FRIENDS of the late Mr. CECIL VTCTOR NEWMAN are respectfully informed that his Funeral is appointed to leave his residence. "Avalon." Elm street, Unley Park, on TUESDAY, at 2 p.m.. for the Crematorium, West terrace.
JARVIS, SON & MILDRED. Undertakers and Funeral Directors. Hyde Park and Kingswood.

LEWIS LODGE OF FAITH. No! 81.. OFFICERS and BRETHREN of the above Lodge are requested to attend the Funeral of their late Worshipful Bro. CECIL VICTOR NEWMAN, leaving his residence, Elm street, Unley Park, on TUESDAY, at 2 p.m.. for the Crematorium, West terrace." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 18 Mar 1941 (nla.gov.au)