Leopold Thomas NEWLAND MID

NEWLAND, Leopold Thomas

Service Number: 1937
Enlisted: 16 July 1912
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Penguin
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 16 August 1889
Home Town: Reservoir, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: 14 September 1973, aged 84 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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Non Warlike Service

16 Jul 1912: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN 1937, HMAS Encounter (I)
22 Jun 1913: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Australia (I) WW1

World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1914: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN 1937, HMAS Australia (I) WW1
10 Nov 1915: Promoted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, HMAS Australia (I) WW1
22 Apr 1918: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, For his actions on HMS Vindictive during the operation at Zeebrugge, Belgium.
19 Nov 1919: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN 1937, HMAS Penguin
Date unknown: Involvement Able Seaman, SN 1937, HMAS Australia (I) WW1

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