Newton, Samuel James (1552/274)

Place of Birth: Toowoomba, QLD

Age: 33 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 22 August 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 1552/274            view online service record

Terang, VIC

Next of Kin:
John Newton (brother)
Charters Towers, QLD

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 20 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Shropshire A9
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade – No 5 Battery

RTA: Wednesday, 3 February 1915
Discharged: Thursday, 11 March 1915

Address and next of kin at embarkation: Livinia Newton (wife), 41 Station Street, Port Melbourne

Discharged for disciplinary reasons / Re-enlisted 15 May 1915, 6 April 1916 and 30 October 1918


  1. Brian Membrey says

    Served Boer War (1898-1902) as 1144, Private, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles, shown as born 1879 a drover c/- PO Outtrim. Vic. next of kin in Bundaberg, Queensland. A brother John served as 1001 in the same unit and with similar details, born 1874, BUT not the John in existing WW1 archive.

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