The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Newman
First Name:
Cecil William
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
NX73279
Company:
Attached 2/4th, 88 Light Aid Detachment
DOB:
24.02.1920
Place of Birth:
Scone, New South Wales
Father's Name:
William Newman
Mothers's Name:
Mercy Beatrice Newman
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Cabinet Maker
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 29, Age 24.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi
Force:
‘E’ Force Borneo
POW#:
1837
Cause of Death:
Not Known
Place of Death:
Sandakan
Date of Death:
11.03.1945

General Description

Newman Cecil W

 

Taken on Strength at Sydney on 9.1.1942
It is not known when this soldier enlisted.

 

Please read further about ‘D’ Force and Sandakan

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
  • Lintang Officers Camp, Kuching - Sarawak
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