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Horace William Newman



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horace William AWMM
  • Surname
    Newman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/115a AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 June 1888 AWMM InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs May Theresa Newman (wife), Foyle Street, Bluff AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      London Gazette 3 June 1918, p6474, Rec No 1978 "For gallantry and devotion to duty during the period under consideration – 22nd September 1917 to 25th February 1918 – and also during a period of two and a half years active service on Gallipoli and France. His energy, coolness under shell fire, courage and determination have always been most marked, and he has always shown great ability in dealing with working parties in difficult situations." AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
      28/01/1916 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 with Palm (France) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Not listed in nominal roll as enlisted in England AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    23 January 1946 Probate
    BluffSouthland Probate
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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