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Edwin Newlove

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Newlove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ted Newlove AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 February 1885 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra TakakaTasman Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.A. Newlove (mother), Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40234 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mary Ann Newlove, of Takaka, Nelson

    Three brothers were killed within a week : Leslie Malcolm (31530); Leonard Charles (33755), Edwin (40234)

    Enlisted and posted to C Company, 23rd Reinforcements, 11 November 1916.
    Disembarked Devonport, England, marched in to Sling Camp and taken on strength A Company, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, New Zealand Reserve Group, 10 June 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 6 July 1917. Disembarked and attached to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 9 July 1917. Joined 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field and posted to 12th (Nelson) Company, 25 July 1917.
    Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917. Buried on Bellevue Spur (D 9 d88), Passchendaele, by the Reverend John Arthur Lush, New Zealand Army Chaplains Department, attached to 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 13 October 1917.

    Mother: Mary Ann Newlove, Takaka, Nelson AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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  • Thank you Mr Newlove for the incredible contribution of you and your brothers for this country. I am a high school student studying the Great War and felt proud for the service you have done for New Zealand.
    Public - Baz - Researcher - 4 March 2016



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 12 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Morris, Bruce, New Zealand Herald, 15 September 2007, 'Supreme sacrifice'. AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 July 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
28 September 2016JeniferWairarapa New ZealandResearcher
04 March 2016BazAucklandResearcher

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