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Edward Thomas Charles Newton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Thomas Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Newton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    5335 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1909 AWMM AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 September 1939 AWMM The Willows, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E.B. Newton, "The Willows", Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5335 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Stroke AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married Monica Murphy in Manutoke, Gisborne 5 February 1947. Had three children Libby, Pru and Humfrey.

    Lived remainder of life in Ashburton. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 March 1971 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 133 AWMM
    • Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, 455 Linwood Avenue, Bromley, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 2948 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.133 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.91 AWMM

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