Newton Edward 2/Lt 106396

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Name Newton Edward
Army number 106396
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations British War Medal, Victory Medal, White Eagle of Serbia 5th Class 15/10/1920
Date of birth Not yet known
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as 2/Lt 9th Battalion DLI 5/8/1915, Entered Salonika 17/11/1916. Trf to Reserves as Captain 12/3/1921, Appointed Emergency Commission as 2/Lt NDC General List 4/10/1939, Emergency Commission Durham Light Infantry September 1940, Trf Royal Engineers (Movement Control) 1/11/1943, Captain (Short Service Commission) and T/Major General List 25/1/1946, Relinquished Commission on completion of service 1/2/1950 and granted rank of Hon Major.
Company/Battery 41st National Defence Company
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Staff Captain (Transportation) 11/2/1942
Joined Brigade 4/10/1939
Promotions W/S Lt 1/6/1916, T/Captain 14/11/1918, W/S Lt 4/10/1939, A/Captain 2/10/1941, T/Captain 2/1/1942,
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Not yet known
Home address 8, Beechwood Terrace, Sunderland, 1 Toward Terrace and Percy Terrace, Sunderland.
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