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George Herbert Newman

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Newman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    951 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 40 Taylor Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    mr C.P. newman (father), Little Compton, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 15 April 1943 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Lazarett. Pneunomia T. B. C. spontaneous pneumothorax. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Cecil Percy Newman and of Frances Beatrice Newman (nee Bartlett), of Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland AWMM 3. D. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    The Church of St Mary the Virgin is the Church of England parish church of Chastleton, Oxfordshire, Public - George Sean - 21 May 2023 - A personal visit discovered a grave and headstone
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
    The Church of St Mary the Virgin is the Church of England parish church of Chastleton, Oxfordshire, Public - George Sean - 21 May 2023 - This appears to be a grave with a headstone and not a memorial

Memorials

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2193814
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 350 AWMM

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