Newton, Frederick George: Service no: CPT

Frederick Newton listed in LAC as a Captain and later as a Lieutenant in 18th Battalion War Diaries. Confirmation of soldier in 18th Battalion Nominal Roll (1915).

Reference:  RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7299 – 52

Appears to have survived the war as no record of anyone named Newton at CWGC database.

See entry in War Diary here October 2, 1915: “Lieut. F. G. Newton in a shocking condition as a result of [‘nerves’?] + sent to hospital. Also 53089 Cpl. CASH (H.W.) with chronic [illegible – rheumatism?]”

No other reference found online at this time.

Transcribed from Nominal Roll

Reg. No: none

Rank:  Lieut.

Name:  Newton, Frederich

Former Corp.:  21st Regiment

Next of Kin:  Newton, Rev. F.G.

Address:  188 S. Brock Street, Sarnia, Ont.

Country of Birth:  Canada

Taken on Strength:  Windsor November 28, 1914

Found reference to father here:

TEN THOUSAND AT SARNIA

July 13, 1918

From the various centres in the County of Lambton, from many points in the State of Michigan, including Port Huron and Detroit ten thousand Orangemen came today to celebrate. A feature in the music was the Windsor Highland Band. The following were the speakers: Reverend W. H. Graham of Stratford, chairman, address of welcome by Mayor James S. Crawford, Reverend Brother Lowe Lucan, Brother Robert F. Brown, Chicago, Reverend Bro. F. G. Newton, G. F. Clarke, R. A. Brooke, A. H. Rhodes, and Brother R. E. Lesueur.

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