Newton James William CSM 4440338
Name Newton James William
Army number 4440338
Rank Warrant Officer Class II.
Decorations Military Medal and Bar.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Attested Gateshead 12/7/21 - joined Territorials for 4 yrs. Machine moulder aged 25. Posted to the 9th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/40, and 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.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Company Sergeant Major.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known beyond CSM.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag XXA, PoW Number 10392.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Born Gateshead, Married Dora Pease Hall 29/3/19. Lived at 4, Park Terrace, Moor Edge, Newcastle.
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