Newton James William CSM 4440338
Name Newton James William
Army number 4440338
Decorations M.M and Bar.
Date of birth
Unit Attested Gateshead 12/7/21 - joined Territorials for 4 yrs. Machine moulder aged 25. Posted to the 9th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/40. Posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 31/12/45.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag XXA, PoW Number 10392.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Born Gateshead, Married Dora Pease Hall 29/3/19, 4, Park Terrace, Moor Edge, Newcastle
Source table 1TS