Māori › Keith Allan Francis Newman Died 21 May 1941 PDF Key details Service number8729 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002) - This imag … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesKeith Allan Francis AWMM SurnameNewman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8729 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › BirthKamo, Northland AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Kamo, Auckland Province, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs E.M. Newman (mother), Kamo, Auckland Province, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign1941 AWMM World War 2/wars AWMM Crete AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number8729 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Linesman/Civilian AWMM Whangarei, Northland AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Corporal/Military AWMM 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Keith Newman was the son of Ralph Newman and of Edith Mabel Newman (nee Clotworthy), of Kamo, Whangarei, New Zealand.Keith Allan Francis was the eldest son of Mrs E.M. Newman of Kamo.Keith A.F was born in Kamo. Educated at Kamo and Ngararatuna schools.Before enlisting was employed for some years by the North Auckland Electric Power Board.Keenly interested in territorial work for many years, he actually volunteered for service before enlistments were called. He trained at Burnham and went overseas with the First Echelon as a machine gunner.Of a quiet, home-loving disposition, Private Newman, as the eldest of three sons, assisted his mother in bringing up the family after the death of his father nearly seven years before his death. Mrs Newman’s second son, Private S Newman is also on active service in Egypt.Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Death21 May 1941 AWMM Age 24 AWMM Crete, Greece AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes CemeterySuda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 15. E. 4. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Keith Allan Francis Newman by laying a poppy. Joss Foster Newman June Delma Newman Keith Allan Francis Newman Kenneth Edward Newman Kossuth John Newman Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Keith Allan Francis Newman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-1993-139 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/936969 Sources Used DocumentsNorthland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. 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 WW2 1: WW2 133 AWMM Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.