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Clarence Nathaniel Newman

Portrait of Major Clarence Nathaniel Newman, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F759 27. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major Clarence Nathaniel Newman, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F759 27. Image is …


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    Clarence Nathaniel AWMM
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    Newman AWMM
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    1 Pipiri 1891 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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    Pre 5 Hereturikōkā 1914 AWMM Espanade Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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    J.W. Newman, Esplanade Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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    • Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) AWMM
      DSO citation: "February 26th to September 20th, 1917. During the period under review he commanded his Battery with initiative; a splendid fighting officer, cool, brave and devotion [sic] to duty. His Battery was shelled every day during the Messines operations, but he never failed to keep it in action. On one occasion when hostile fire ignited a dump of ammunition he directed his men in putting it out." (London Gazette, 1 January 1918, p29, Rec No 1251) AWMM
    • Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 (France) AWMM
      Croix de Guerre citation: "On October 23rd 1916, (?) of the 8th Battery in Deville Gully (?) Battery positions was badly shelled during which some of his men were gunned. He remained under heavy fire directing operations and assisting them to safety. Throughout six weeks he was in 'constant' control of his battery under (?) trying conditions ... citation unreadable." (London Gazette, 1 May 1917, p4157, Rec No 542 -- as quoted in Honours and Awards) AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) Three Times AWMM
      1st MID citation: "In connection with the operations described in General I. Hamilton's despatch dated 11 December 1915." (London Gazette, 28 January 1916, p1209) 2nd MID citation: "For distinguished and gallant services rendered during the period of General Sir Munro's Command of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force." (London Gazette, 12 July 1916, p6954) 3rd MID citation: "Mentioned in Field Marshall D. Haig's despatch of 7 November 1917 for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty during the period February 26thto midnight September 20-21st, 1917." (London Gazette, 28 December 1917, p13575) AWMM
    • Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal AWMM
    • New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal AWMM
    • New Zealand Territorial Service Medal AWMM

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  • Newman was promoted to Captain in 1916.

    He was promoted to Major and appointed Officer Commanding (OC) of No 8 Battery, New Zealand Field Artillery (NZFA), 12 June 1917.

    After WWI, he continued to serve as an artillery officer.

    During WWII, he served as the Commander of the North Fortress Area in New Zealand, 1941-42.

    He then transferred to the New Zealand Temp Staff and was appointed Commander Royal Artillery (CRA) of the Northern Military District (NMD), 1943.

    He transferred to the Reserve of Officers in February 1944. AWMM
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