Newton Edward John Gunner 1087540

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Name Newton Edward John
Army number 1087540
Rank Gunner
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Birth registered Q1 1908, Bellingham, Northumberland.
Age 35 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. Died 9/1/1943.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 9/1/1943 - cause of death not yet ascertained. Buried in Thorneybrurn (St Aidan) Churchyard. Headstone inscription - "HIS SUN WENT DOWN WHILE IT WAS YET DAY".
Home address Son of Thomas Charlton Newton and Margaret Dodd Newton, of Greenhaugh.
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