Edward John NEWMAN

Regimental number12/423
Place of birthEngland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Mr Newman, Morrinsville
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No 179), Alexandria, Egypt
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Julia Ann Newman
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1