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Valentine Albert NEWTON

Male 1885 - 1918  (33 years)


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  • Name Valentine Albert NEWTON 
    Born 14 Feb 1885  Catherston Leweston, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Oct 1918  Maurois, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Maurois Communal Cemetery, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3319  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2014 

    Family Louisa MOORE,   b. Abt 1882, White Waltham, BRK, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1968, Sunninghill, Windsor, BRK, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1907  Braywood, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Albert George NEWTON,   b. 11 Oct 1907, Sunningdale, BRK, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1997, Kenley, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Marjorie Ada NEWTON,   b. 4 Apr 1915, Sunninghill, Windsor, BRK, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1967, Sunninghill, Windsor, BRK, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2007 
    Family ID F1105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Cemetery - CWGC Maurois
    Cemetery - CWGC Maurois
    Valentine Albert Newton is commemorated here - died 12th Oct 1918

  • Notes 
    • Ex Commonwealth War Graves Commission Website (www.cwgc.org):
      Name:  NEWTON, VALENTINE ALBERT
      Initials:  V A
      Nationality:  United Kingdom
      Rank:  Gunner
      Regiment/Service:  Royal Garrison Artillery
      Unit Text:  91st Siege Bty.
      Age:  34
      Date of Death:  12/10/1918
      Service No:  66044
      Additional information:  Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Newton, of Charmouth, Dorset; husband of Louisa Newton, of Spyway Cottage, Sunninghill, Ascot.
      Casualty Type:  Commonwealth War Dead
      Grave/Memorial Reference:  46.
      Cemetery:  MAUROIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

      Cemetery: MAUROIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
      Country: France
      Locality: unspecified
      Location Information: Maurois is a village 5.2 kilometres south-west of Le Cateau. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern side of the village.
      Historical Information: Maurois village was the scene of fighting in the Battle of Le Gateau, 1914, and it remained in German hands until it was occupied by the South African Brigade on the 9th October, 1918.
      There are now over 80, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.
      Three were buried by the enemy in August, 1914, three by their comrades in October, 1918, and one in October, 1918 in a single grave. The remainder were buried in October and November, with one of February, 1919.
      The plot covers an area of 286 square metres.
      No. of Identified Casualties: 78

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] Jones - Huw, E-mail 26 Jan 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S85] Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

    3. [S76] Jones - Huw, E-mail 26 Jan 2006 (Reliability: 3).