Owen Eric NEWTON

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NEWTON, Owen Eric

Service Number: 147
Enlisted: 22 August 1914
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Born: Maitland, NSW, 1895
Home Town: East Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Loco Fireman
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 147, 1st Light Horse Regiment
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 147, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 147, 1st Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
7 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 147, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Denis and Mary NEWTON. Native of West Maitland