Harold Douglas Newton

Name

Harold Douglas Newton

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

20/09/1917
32

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Sergeant
39638
Gloucestershire Regiment
8th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY
Enclosure No.4 XII. L. 12.
Belgium

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ware
Christchurch Memorial, Ware
Ware Town Memorial

Pre War

Born in 1885 in Dickinson’s Yard, Ware, Hertfordshire son of Joseph and Sarah Amy (Welch) Newton and living in 1 Caroline Court, Baldock Road, Ware in 1901 and in 9 Cherry Tree Yard, Amwell End, Ware in 1911 as a domestic gardener. He married Emily Gates in 1915 in Hertford and they lived at 17 Townshend Street, Hertford.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford formerly 2516 Hertfordshire Regiment and was killed in action at Passchendaele.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox