Thomas Eric NEWTON

NEWTON, Thomas Eric

Service Number: NX33388
Enlisted: 28 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Divisional Supply Column (AASC)
Born: Geraldton, Western Australia, 7 May 1913
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Paint salesman
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Montevideo Maru), South China Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Commemorated on the RABAUL MEMORIAL in Papua New Guinea. Panel 30. , Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Rabaul Memorial, Rabaul Montevideo Maru Memorial
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World War 2 Service

28 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, NX33388, Paddington, New South Wales
28 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Private, NX33388
23 Jan 1942: Involvement Private, NX33388, 8th Divisional Supply Column (AASC), Battle of Rabaul
25 Jan 1942: Imprisoned Battle of Rabaul
1 Jul 1942: Involvement Private, NX33388, 8th Divisional Supply Column (AASC), Prisoners of War

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