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Thomas Newton (28956)

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a soldier of the border regiment
remembered with honour

Lonsdale Battalion Roll of Honour

Full Name Thomas Newton
Rank (highest) Private
Service Number 28956
Company B Company
Battalion 11th Battalion (Lonsdale)
Regiment Border Regiment
Enlisted / Commissioned Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Theatre(s) of War France and Flanders
Born Royton, Lancashire
Nationality English
Spouse(s) Leah Newton
Parents John and Edith Newton / "Newton House," Ten Acres Lane, Newton Heath, Manchester
Residence(s) Newton Heath, Manchester
Casualty Type Commonwealth war Dead
Died 8 December 1917
Age 26 Years
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Burial Type Grave
Reference Number III.B.23.
Resting Place Mendinghem Military Cemetery
Commemorated in perpetuity by the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Coordinates Latitude: 50.89751 / Longitude: 2.64207
Commemorative Scroll Yes / click here


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