Newton Kenneth Pte 4457994

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Personnel Entry

Pte K Newton's CWGC headstone.
Pte K Newton's CWGC headstone.

Name Newton Kenneth
Army number 4457994
Rank Pte
Date of birth Research suggests Pte Newton was born in Middlesbrough in 1920, father Edward W., mother Mary E. (nee Holmes).
Age 21
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority:- Casualty L. Category "B".
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939 or slightly later.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Resident of Middlesbrough at the time of his death. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row C, Grave 7, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS