Cyril Haslewood Wellington NEWBURY

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NEWBURY, Cyril Haslewood Wellington

Service Number: 6371
Enlisted: 6 October 1916, Enlisted in Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1878
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: State school
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 28 October 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot I, Row F, Grave 14
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Baskerville Upper Swan WW1 Honour Roll, Swanleigh St. Mary's Church HR WW1, Swanleigh St. Mary's Church HR WW1Fallen
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World War 1 Service

6 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6371, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted in Perth, Western Australia
29 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6371, 28th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
29 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6371, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Persic, Fremantle
28 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6371, 28th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Cyril Haslewood Wellington NEWBURY was born in 1878 in Melbourne, Victoria

His parents were Rowland NEWBURY and Jane Sarah HIGGS

He enlisted in Perth, WA on 6th October 1916 and was with the 28th Battalion - 18th reinforcements who embarked from Fremantle on 29th December, 1916 on the ship HMAT Persic

Cyril had previous service of three and a half years in the 11th AJR

He was Killed in Action when hit by a shell on 28th October, 1917 and is buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery in Belgium - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & the State War Memorial in Mount Eliza in WA

He was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal 

R.I.P

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