Newman, Albert: Service no. 189789

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Digitized Service Record not available date of post.

Source: British Home Children Facebook Group

Barnardo Boy (British Home Child)

The Windsor Record. April 19, 1918. Source: British Home Children Who Died in the First World War

FORMER TILBURYITE SUCCUMBS TO WOUNDS
Albert Newman, Barnardo Home Boy Dies in Canadian Hospital Foster Father Hears.

Elmer Hornick, of Quinn, is in receipt of an official notice from the Barnardo Boy’s Home, that Albert Newman, a former ward of that institution, whom he adopted, had died of wounds in a Canadian hospital Boulogne, France. The young man enlisted a year ago in the 186th battalion, George Billings was officially advised this week his son, Pte. Fred Billings, of the 186th battalion, had suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. The young man enlisted with the 186th Kents, a year ago.

The Windsor Record. April 19, 1918. Page 2.

Headstone for Private Newman. Source: British Home Children Who Died in the First World War

"Died of Wounds." (Gun shot Wounds, Right Shoulder.) No. 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Doullens.

“Died of Wounds.” (Gun shot Wounds, Right Shoulder.) No. 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Doullens.

 

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