Main CPGW Record
Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire
Service No: 102544
Regiment / Corps / Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Battalion / Unit: 49th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1918-04-26
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 154 to 159.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
John Newton was the son of John and Julietta Susannah Wright Newton, née Pollard. John, senior, was born at Broughton-in-Furness and Julietta at Colne, Lancashire.
1901 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 24, Hart Street - John Newton, aged 5 years, born Burnley, son of John and Hetty Newton.
1911 Worsthorne, Lancashire Census: 1, Rowley Cottages - John Newton, aged 15 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of Julietta Susannah Wright Newton, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Newton, 37426, East Lancashire Regiment & 102544, Machine Gun Corps.
John is commemorated in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.
Photograph: ‘Burnley Express’ (11 May 1918).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Click the thumbnail below to view a larger image.
L/Corporal John NEWTON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
Comment on this Soldier Record
You can leave comments on this soldier record. Please note all comments will be manually approved before they appear on the website.