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Number Lance Corporal 4555

Battalion 7th Battalion

Place of Birth Birmingham England

Next of Kin His father, Mr C H Newberry 38 Radnor St Handsworth Birmingham England

Date and place of enlistment Melbourne 22/9/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 25, 6� ��, 12 stone 12 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair.

Religion Church of England

Occupation Horse driver

Date and place of death He was killed in action on 4/10/1917

Location of grave or memorial He has his name on the Menin Gate Ypres Belgium

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from Tarwin

Military History

22/9/15 He enlisted in Melbourne
28/1/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Themistocles
3 years in the Senior cadets
28/2/16 He disembarked Suez
29/3/16 He embarked Alexandria
4/4/16 He disembarked Marseilles
29/7/16 He was taken on strength in France
29/11/16 He was appointed a Lance Corporal
15/3/17 He was admitted to hospital sick
4/4/17 He had an injured ankle but rejoined his unit on the same day
1/5/17 He was wounded in action but stayed on duty
23/8/17 He went on leave
5/9/17 He rejoined unit
4/10/17 He was wounded in action in Belgium and later reported killed in action on that day.
In his will dated 31/12/15 he left all to his father.
A letter from the War Graves Commission in 1955 stated that Lance Corporal Newberry�s remains were recovered from an isolated grave in France and reburied in the Cement House Cemetery Langemarck Belgium. The Commission was seeking an address for a next of kin.
His father received his medals, plaque and scroll.



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