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In Appreciation

Of the Newarks/Newricks who served their country in uniform during time of war

 

 

In Memory

of those who gave their lives for their country

 

 

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Of the 58 individual Newarks listed on this page who were engaged in active service during the two World Wars and other active engagements, 7 were killed while on active duty, 2 died of disease, 5 were wounded or injured, 2 taken prisoner.  Of the 52 Newricks listed, 9 died for their country, 2 were wounded, 2 taken prisoner.

 

For more information about those who were killed, go to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website and search the Debt of Honour Register
 

 

 

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Frederick Wilson Newark 1901-1987, Stoker 1st class, served aboard the warship HMS Benbow (built 1914) from 1923 to 1925. Benbow © National Maritime Museum, negative number N807

 

 

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Albert Newark

1892 - 1977

Rank:

Private then Lance Corporal

Service No:

5192 as Private;  201586 as Lance Corporal

Service, Branch, Unit:

North Staffordshire Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

overseas

Notes:

Birth registered as John Albert Newark, Wolstanton, Staffordshire.  Enlisted 13 May 1915, discharged 14 October 1918.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205436 / 43924).  Awarded Silver War Badge number B40604 on 27 November 1918

 

Albert Ernest Newark brother of William Henry Newark

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1897 - 1919

Rank:

Driver, then A Mech 1, then L.A.C.

Service No:

7821

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd Bde. H.Q., Royal Air Force

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Germany

Notes:

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy  Died April 12, 1919. Age 22. Buried Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany. Plot 3, Row F, Grave 2.   First World War Roll of Honour, Kingston upon Thames, departmental records, Kingston Museum & Heritage Service, Ref KT 126/2.   Son of Frederick James and Alice Susan Newark, of 76, London Rd., Kingston-on-Thames.  Enlisted 21 August 1915 as a Driver promoted 1 February 1917 as A Mech 1 (source: Royal Air Force Muster Roll, 1918).

 

Albert Ernest Victor Newark

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1891 - 1993

Rank:

Royal Navy :P.O.M.  Army: Private then Lance Corporal

Service No:

Navy:  F1411.  Army: M2/119523

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy.  Royal Army Service Corps

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Dispatch Rider. Battle of the Somme.  (Note that Albert Ernest Victor Newark is the 2nd cousin once removed of the Albert Ernest Newark above).  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205437 / 43924)

 

Albert Victor Newark

1873 - 1965

Rank:

L/Corporal

Service No:

12411

Service, Branch, Unit:

4th Volunteer Battalion the East Surrey Regiment also Imperial Yeomanry, 67th Coy (sharpshooters), 18th Bn

War:

Boer

Where Served:

South Africa

Notes:

Enlisted 16 Feb 1900, discharged 23 Jul 1901.  In May 1901 treated at Movi River Hospital for enteric fever.  Awarded the Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal with the following Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Rhodesia, South Africa 1901

 

Alfred Joseph Newark

(brother of  Frederick James Newark Alexander Newark, Harry Newark, William Henry Newark and Arthur Newark )

1887 - ?

Rank:

 

Service No:

85531

Service, Branch, Unit:

Canadian Expeditionary  Force

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Enlisted at Montreal, Québec, Canada on February 16, 1915.  Certified fit for service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.  Born September 10, 1887 at Acton, London, England.  Mother lived at 19 Harlowe Road, Anerly (sic).  Ref: Attestation paper, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force

 

Alec Last Newark

1909 - 1992

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

 

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

 

 

Alexander Newark (also known as Aleck Albert

(brother of Alfred Joseph Newark, Frederick James Newark Harry Newark, William Henry Newark and Arthur Newark)

1883 - 1972

Rank:

A.M.1

Service No:

F37146

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Place of Birth: South Acton, London,  01 January 1883, Register of Seamen's services, National Archives Kew, Ref: ADM 188/629

 

Arthur Newark

(brother of Alfred Joseph Newark, Alexander Newark, Harry Newark, William Henry Newark and Frederick James Newark)

1895 - after 1955

Rank:

A/Cpl South African Mounted Rifles, 2nd Regiment.  After 1917 he became a Flying Officer (promoted to Temporary 2nd Lieutenant).  Later in the RAF a Pilot Sergeant.  In 1940 a Flight Lieutenant

Service No:

355994 (as Sergeant Pilot in the Royal Air Force)

Service, Branch, Unit:

1914 South African Mounted Rifles, 2nd Regiment, 1915 the South African Horse, 1917 to 1919 Royal Flying Corp.  1923 to 1931 the Royal Air Force.  1940 the Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force. 

War:

WW 1 and WW 2

Where Served:

Served in German Southwest Africa in 1914 then with the South African Horse in German East Africa in the next two years.  He learned to fly in Egypt and joined the Royal Flying Corp in 1917 serving in Palestine and Italy until demobilised in 1919. He rejoined the RAF from 1923 to 1930 as a flying instructor with some time spent in Aden in 1926.  During WW 2 he served in the Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force, Malaya, as a Flight Lieutenant

Notes:

See his biography for more complete details

 

Arthur Alfred Newark

1911 - 1983

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Served as a Royal Navy commando in special operations along the French coast.  He left the navy in 1944 after his vessel sank in a diesel oil spill and he suffered internal burns from ingesting oil.

 

Basil Henry Newark

Brother of William Frederick Newark and Richard Thomas Newark son of William Henry Newark

1922 - 2000

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

HMS Berry

Notes:

Conscripted in 1942

 

Charles A. Newark

? - ?

Rank:

Gunner in Royal Horse Artillery;  Sapper in Royal Engineers

Service No:

542 then 622129 in Royal Horse Artillery;  WR/193250 in Royal Engineers

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Horse Artillery, Royal Engineers

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205438 / 43924) Possibly Charles Arthur Newark 1896-1960

 

Charles Edward Percival Newark

1885 - 1918

Rank:

Private then Acting/Sergeant

Service No:

As a Private in the Army Service corps, 929 then A/422153:  As a Sergeant A/367664

Service, Branch, Unit:

Army Service Corps (Canteens)

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Saw active service.  Died of influenza November 8, 1918.  Buried Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery, London, United Kingdom.  R.3. 18.  Army Service Corps Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205456 / 43927). Army Service Corps Canadian Forestry Corps Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205440 / 43924).  Army Service Corp Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205439 / 43925)

 

Charles Kenneth Newark (Son of  Charles Malcolm Newark below)

1923 - 2009

Rank:

Sergeant

Service No:

B45195

Service, Branch, Unit:

Canadian Provost Corps

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

France, Germany

Notes:

Served from 1942 to 1946.  Taken P.O.W. in 1945 but liberated a few weeks later at the war’s close.

 

Charles Malcolm Newark (Son of  Malcolm Charles Newark below)

1895 - 1952

Rank:

Lance Corporal

Service No:

763393

Service, Branch, Unit:

122nd Overseas Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Enlisted at Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada on March 18 1916 just short of his 21st birthday.  Previously spent 3 years in the 23rd Regiment, Canadian Militia, Bracebridge, Ontario.   Did not serve overseas due to a bad injury to his knee.

 

Cyril Aubrey Newark (brother of Gordon Albert Newark below)

1919 - 2000

Rank:

Warrant Officer promoted to Flight Officer

Service No:

743086

Service, Branch, Unit:

RAFVR 75 ‎(NZ)‎ Sqn

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

Over Germany

Notes:

Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) 22 September 1944 (source: London Gazette issue 36814 page 5445 November 24, 1944)

 

Edgar Charles Newark

1900 - 1988

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Sussex Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Volunteered at age 17.  Wounded, February 1918.  Listed in the Gypsy Road School (West Norwood) Roll of Service, WW1  (held in the Lambeth Archives, Knatchbull Rd, Norwood, London, England SE5 9Q7)  See source and enter Newark in the search box.  The roll indicates (in error) that he died.   Served in the Home Guard during WW II with the rank of Quartermaster Sergeant.

 

Edgar Stanley Newark

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1921 - 1946

Rank:

Warrant Officer

Service No:

1331073

Service, Branch, Unit:

521 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

Britain, Palestine, Egypt, North Africa, Italy

Notes:

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy Died in a plane crash January 8, 1946. Age 25.  Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom, Panel 285.  Son of James William and Alice Newark; husband of Doris Rose Newark, of Enfield, Middlesex.

 

Ernest James Newark

(brother of Fred Last Newark, Francis Robert Newark, Harry Mayes Newark, Raymond Percy Newark) William Christopher Newark

1887 -  after 1942

Rank:

Petty Officer

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy in WW1,  Royal Naval Patrol Service in WW2

War:

WW I, WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

In memory of his brother Francis Robert Newark who was killed at sea in 1915, Ernest named a son “Francis Robert” Newark (born 1917).  During WW2 Ernest Newark’s fishing drifter “Young Ernie” registered at Yarmouth as YH55 was requisitioned for service as the armed patrol vessel “HMD Young Ernie” in the Royal Naval Patrol Service (also known as “Churchill’s Pirates).  On 18th April 1941 it sank off Tyne, England after colliding with “HMT Ben Idris”.

 

 

Ernest Walter Newark

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1896 - 1963   

 

Rank:

Seaforth Highlanders, Private;  Gordon Highlanders, Private then Corporal

Service No:

Seaforth Highlanders, S/9341:  Gordon Highlanders, S/19456.

Service, Branch, Unit:

Seaforth Highlanders,  Gordon Highlanders

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Mesopotamia 1914 to 1918.

Notes:

Inspector Ernest Walter Newark, London Metropolitan Police, awarded B.E.M. in 1941 for bravery.  (Father of Patrick Paul Newark below).  Seaforth Highlanders Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205442 / 43925).   Gordon Highlanders Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205441 / 43925).

 

Francis (Frank) Robert Newark

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1893 - 1915

Rank:

Trimmer

Service No:

1532TS

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Naval Reserve, H.M. Drifter "Frons Olivae."

War:

WW I

Where Served:

At sea

Notes

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy Killed at sea October 12, 1915 (age 22) off Ramsgate by a mine explosion. Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 14; also listed on memorial tablet, All Saints, Belton, Norfolk.  Son of William and Esther Jane Newark, of Step Short, Belton, Great Yarmouth.

 

Frederick James Newark

(brother of Arthur Newark, Alfred Joseph Newark,  Alexander Newark, William Henry Newark and Harry Newark )

1897 - 1965

Rank:

Private

Service No:

TF/240700

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal West Kent Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Afghanistan

Notes:

Discharged 31 March 1920.  Awarded the "India General Service Medal, 1908", with clasp inscribed "Afghanistan, North-West Frontier, 1919".  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205444 / 43925)

 

Frederick James Amess Newark

1862 - 1939

Rank:

Private/Orderly

Service No:

5842

Service, Branch, Unit:

Army Hospital Corps, British Army

War:

Suakin Campaign, Sudan, 1885 and South African War 1900-1901

Where Served:

Egypt and South Africa

Notes:

Enlisted at Aldershot  21 March 1884 age 21 years 11 months and served until 23 March 1889. Rejoined the Home Reserve on 24 March 1889 and served until 30 April 1901.  Awarded Khedive's Bronze Star and the Egypt Medal with clasp inscribed “Suakin 1885”.  Also received the South Africa Medal with the following clasps; Belmont, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal.  Source: National Archives, British Army Service Records 1760-1915. WO97 / 5586 / 8

 

Fred Last Newark

(brother of Ernest James Newark, Francis Robert Newark, Harry Mayes Newark, Raymond Percy Newark)  William Christopher Newark

1886 - 1959

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

32552

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Horse Artillery, 7th Brigade

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205443 / 43925)

 

George William Newark

1894 - 1972

Rank:

Air Mechanic 3rd Class

Service No:

60688

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Flying Corp

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205445 / 43925)

 

Gordon Albert Newark (brother of Cyril Aubrey Newark above)

1922 - 2011

Rank:

Promoted from Officer Cadet to 2nd Lieutenant, 5 September 1944

Service No:

7947848 becoming 337301‎

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Army Ordnance Corp, Foresters

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Remained in the regular British Army until 9 August 1977 when he retired as a Brigadier

 

Harry Edward Newark

Brother of Alexander Newark, Arthur Newark, Alfred Joseph Newark, Frederick James Newark and William Henry Newark

1889 - ?

Rank:

Driver

Service No:

54503

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205446 / 43925)

 

Harry Mayes Newark

(brother of Ernest James Newark, Fred Last Newark, Francis Robert Newark, Raymond Percy Newark)  William Christopher Newark

1884 - 1967

Rank:

Sergeant

Service No:

28941

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Horse Artillery “U” Battery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Lucknow, India

Notes:

A career soldier who joined the British Army about 1905.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205448 / 43926)

 

Henry Edward Newark

1888 - ?

Rank:

 

Service No:

310221

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Place of Birth:  Acton, London,  09 February 1888, Register of Seamen's services, National Archives Kew, Ref: ADM 188/507

 

Henry Frederick Newark

1876 - 1956

Rank:

A Mech 3

Service No:

104096

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Flying Corp

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Enlisted 12 December 1916 as a carpenter becoming A Mech 3.  Rate of pay 2s 0d.  Source: Royal Air Force Muster Roll, 1918

 

Herbert Newark (father of Henry Herbert James Newark)

1879 - ?

Rank:

Private

Service No:

3175

Service, Branch, Unit:

1st Australian Imperial Force

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Place of Birth:  Hanley, Staffordshire, England.  Enlisted 10 Aug 1916 at Perth, Western Australia.  Absent from reveille for 17 days, arrested for desertion and discharged 10 January 1917 (not due to misconduct).

 

 

Herbert George Newark

1892 - 1962  (born and died in Llanelly)

Rank:

Private

Service No:

78058

Service, Branch, Unit:

Tank Corps

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205447 / 43926)

 

Herbert Henry James Newark (son of Herbert Newark)

1910 - ?

Rank:

Lance Sergeant

Service No:

WX36007

Service, Branch, Unit:

Australian Army, 9 A T Regt TNG Bde Staff

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Born Greymouth, New Zealand.  Enlisted 7 December 1942 at Mosman Park, Western Australia.  Discharged 2 February 1944.  Next of kin Mary Newark

 

Herbert Stanley Newark

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1899 - 1990

Rank:

Sapper

Service No:

T2236 (also 550574)

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Engineers

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France, Egypt

Notes:

Volunteered at 16 by falsifying his age.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205449 / 43926)

 

 

Jack Leslie Newark

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1920 - 2013

Rank:

Private

Service No:

6293560

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal East Kent Regiment, 5th East Buffs, C Company, 13 Platoon

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

North Africa and Italy

Notes:

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James Frank Newark

1886 - 1962

Rank:

Sapper

Service No:

36235

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Engineers Signals

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Enlisted 22 April 1915 at Great Yarmouth.  Awarded the Victory Medal.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205452 / 43926). .

 

James Robert Newark

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1899 - 1991

Rank:

Private

Service No:

75632

Service, Branch, Unit:

Northumberland Fusiliers, 5th Provincial Company

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Lewis Gunner. Taken POW May 27, 1918 at Rheims.  Served in the Home Guard during WW II.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205457 / 43927)

 

John Newark

?-?

Rank:

Gunner/Bombardier

Service No:

37788

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 151723 / 23764 and 1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205450 / 43926)

 

John Augustus Newark (Father of Wilfred Augustus Newark below)

1857 - 1919

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

 

War:

Boer

Where Served:

South Africa

Notes:

Decorated

 

Joseph Newark

1894 - ?

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

54755

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Enlisted 16 December 1914 at Woolwich.  Gunshot wound in the right leg.  Awarded the Victory Medal and 1914-1915 Star.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205451 / 43926).

 

M. Newark

? - ?

Rank:

Bombardier

Service No:

28941

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Horse Artillery, U Battery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205453 / 43927).

 

Malcolm Charles Newark

See documents

(Father of  Charles Malcolm Newark above and uncle of William James Newark below)

1872 - 1931

Rank:

Corporal

Service No:

1081404

Service, Branch, Unit:

No 1 Construction Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, transferred to 1st Canadian Railway Troops.

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

France

Notes:

First attempt to volunteer rejected on account of his age (42).  Enlisted at Toronto, Ontario, Canada on June 28 1916.  Previously spent time as a Sergeant in the 23rd Regiment, Canadian Militia, Bracebridge, Ontario.   Wounded and gassed in France, he was invalided to hospital in England.

 

Matthew Charles Newark (Nephew of Thomas Summers Newark below and Matthew Summers Newark below)

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1919 - 1944

Rank:

Private

Service No:

7365820

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to 1st Wing, Glider Pilot Rgt., A.A.C.

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

Holland

Notes:

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy Killed Sept 25, 1944 at age 25.  Buried at Arnhem, Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Netherlands. Plot 3, Row B, Grave 13.  Son of Matthew Summers Newark and Gertrude Maud Newark, of Bistley, Co. Durham.

 

Matthew Summers Newark (brother of Thomas Summers Newark below and uncle of Matthew Charles Newark above)

1893 - 1955

Rank:

Private

Service No:

30684

Service, Branch, Unit:

Machine Gun Corps

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205455 / 43927).

 

Michael Newark

1890 (born Buenos Aires, Argentina) - ?

Rank:

Sapper

Service No:

WR26738

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Engineers, Railway and Canal Troop

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Attested 19 September 1917 at the Central London Recruiting Depot, Whitehall.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205454 / 43927).

 

Patrick Paul Newark (Son of Ernest Walter Newark above).

1919 - 2009

Rank:

Staff Sergeant Major

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Army Service Corps, AG5(Mob)

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

War Office, London, England

Notes:

 

 

Raymond Percy Newark

(brother of Ernest James Newark, Fred Last Newark, Francis Robert Newark, Harry Mayes Newark) William Christopher Newark

1892 - 1937

Rank:

Gunner/Driver

Service No:

18289

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France and India

Notes:

Enlisted 5 September 1914. Demobilized 25 January 1919. Awarded the Victory Medal, 1914-1915 Star and British War Medal.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205458 / 43927).

 

Richard Thomas Newark

Brother of William Frederick Newark and Basil Henry Newark son of William Henry Newark

1919 - 2004

Rank:

Ordinary seaman

Service No:

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

HMS Southampton

Notes:

Promoted to Leading Seaman and Higher Submarine Detector.  Transferred to MLs (motor launches)

 

Stanley Newark

? - ?

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

1831

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (Image Reference, 205459 / 43928; Format and Version Part Number, PDF 1.2 1;  Size (KB), 309; Number of Pages, 1).

 

Thomas Summers Newark (Uncle of Matthew Charles Newark above and brother of Matthew Summers Newark above)

1898 - 1918

Rank:

Private

Service No:

98618

Service, Branch, Unit:

58th BN Machine Gun Corps (Inf)

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy Killed September 5, 1918.  Buried St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.  Block R, Plot 2, Row S, Grave 3.  Awarded the Victory Medal and British Medal.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205460 / 43928)

 

 

William Augustus Newark

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1880 - 1967

Rank:

Private

Service No:

6149 and 633085

Service, Branch, Unit:

20th London Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Belgium

Notes:

Wounded at Messines.  He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British Medal.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205462 / 43928).  William was one of 138 wounded servicemen who, while recuperating in hospital in 1918, embroidered a beautiful altar frontal for St Paul’s Cathedral, for more see http://www.stpauls.co.uk/WW1

 

William Christopher Newark

(brother of Ernest James Newark, Fred Last Newark, Francis Robert Newark, Harry Mayes Newark) Raymond Percy Newark

1874 - 1898

Rank:

Private/driver

Service No:

89353

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Artillery, 59 Field Battery

War:

 

Where Served:

India

Notes

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppyEnlisted 1892, posted to India October 1897.   Died of enteric fever May 1898 and buried in Cantonment Cemetery, Nowgong, India.  Ref: National Archives WO97 / 3549 / 40

 

William Frederick Newark

Brother of Richard Thomas Newark and Basil Henry Newark son of William Henry Newark

1916 - 1997

Rank:

Leading seaman, Sonar Operator

Service No:

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

HMS Bulldog

Notes:

 

William Henry Newark

(brother of Arthur Newark, Alfred Joseph Newark, Alexander Newark,  Harry Newark and Frederick James Newark)

1878 - 1956

Rank:

Trooper 2

Service No:

E1700

Service, Branch, Unit:

South African Constabulary

War:

Boer War

Where Served:

South Africa

Notes:

Awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal with clasps “South Africa 1901”, “ South Africa 1902”, ‘Cape Colony”, “Orange Free State”

 

William Henry Newark

Brother of  Albert Ernest Newark

1893 - 1970

Rank:

A Mech 1

Service No:

7821

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Flying Corp

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Enlisted 26 August 1915 as a Driver (M.T.).  Promoted 1 May 1916 as A Mech 1, rate of pay 4s 0d.  Source: Royal Air Force Muster Roll, 1918

 

William Henry Newark

Click for photograph  Father of Basil Henry Newark, Richard Thomas Newark and William Frederick Newark

1894 - 1939

Rank:

Stoker

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy.  H.M.S. "Cheltenham"

War:

WW I

Where Served:

At sea

Notes:

Enlisted 1916.  HMS "Cheltenham" was a minesweeper.

 

William James Newark  (nephew of Malcolm Charles Newark above)

Click for photograph

1917 - 1996

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Corps of Signals

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

North Africa

Notes:

Served under Field Marshall Montgomery from 1939 to 1945.  A “Sgt W Newark” appears on a ship passenger list arriving at Liverpool, England in 1943 (source: http://www.ancestry.com  Incoming UK Passenger Lists)

 

Wilfred Augustus Newark (Son of John Augustus Newark above).  Click for photo

1892 - 1917

Rank:

Private in the Queen’s  Regiment.  A/Sergeant in the Machine Gun Corp

Service No:

G/3822 in the Queen’s Regiment:  17164 in the Machine Gun Corp

Service, Branch, Unit:

5th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Inf)

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy Killed April 28, 1917.  Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.  Bay 10.  He was awarded the Victory Medal, British Medal and a Star.   Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 205461 / 43928)

 

William Percy Newark

1915 -  1984

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal West Kents

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

 

 

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Albyn Vincent Collins (“Collin”) Newrick  (brother of Frank Newrick  father of Gordon Collins Newrick)

1892 - 1969

Rank:

 

Service No:

30272

Service, Branch, Unit:

Otago Rifle Brigade of New Zealand

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Last NZ Address: Hastings, Hawkes Bay.  Wounded and admitted to hospital November 8, 1918, wife M. Newrick, (source: Auckland Star, 5 Dec 1918)

 

 

 

Alfred Frederick Newrick

Circa 1899 - 1971

Rank:

Private

Service No:

48873

Service, Branch, Unit:

6 Northamptonshire Regiment, D Company

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Son of Harry and Minnie Newrick. Died in Wanganui NZ in 1971 aged 72.   His wife was named Mabs. He was “an Englishman who served with the British Expeditionary Force in World War I and lost a leg in battle.  He emigrated to New Zealand after the war.”  {Wanganui Herald]. Awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal. Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215277 / 39185)

 

 

Allan Norman Newrick

1913 - ?

Rank:

Private, (Driver)

Service No:

37703

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2 Div A.S.C.R.

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Embarked for overseas service in 1940. Reported to be a prisoner of war on the official casualty list of 4 November, 1941.  Wife M. A. Newrick. ( Auckland Star, Vol. LXXIII, issue 262, page 10, Nov 5th 1941).  Reported safe in the UK 22 May 1945 (Evening Post, Volume CXXXIX, Issue 119,Reported Safe, NZ War Prisoners , Page 7)

 

Arthur Augustus Newrick

1884 - 1967

Rank:

Private

Service No:

GS/27643

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Fusiliers

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215276 / 39184). 

 

Arthur James Newrick

brother of William George Newrick

1892 - 1918

Rank:

Private

Service No:

15447

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy   Died on Friday 27th September 1918. Age 26. Hermies Hill British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, IV. F. 11.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215275 / 39184).  Son of Arthur and Mary Ann Newrick, of Mill Rd., Mutford, Beccles.

 

 

Arthur Philip Newrick

1922 - 1941

Rank:

Deck Hand

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Fishing Vessel Naniwa (Cardiff)., Fishing Fleet

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

At sea

Notes:

 Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy  Died Sunday 16th February 1941.  Age 19.  Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom, Panel 127, son of Benjamin Philip Newrick and of Bessie Mabel Newrick of Lowestoft, Suffolk.

 

 

Benjamin Newrick

? - ?

Rank:

Seaman

Service No:

7253A

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Naval Reserve

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Awarded the Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal.

 

Bertie Newrick

1896 - 1968

Rank:

Stoker I

Service No:

Z/211 (WW I)  TX163925 (WW 2)

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW 1 and WW 2

Where Served:

At sea

Notes:                               

Served aboard HMS Pembroke II and HMS Cormorant.  Served from 14 Aug 1915 to 4 Feb 1919 and re-entered 28 August 1939.  Dept Records of the Admiralty. National Archives Catalogue reference ADM 339/1. Date 1914-1919.  Awarded the Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal.

 

 

C. Newrick

? - ?

Rank:

A Mech 3

Service No:

91532

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Air Force

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Enlisted 7 August 1917 as a rigger (aero), rate of pay 2s 0d.  Source: Royal Air Force Muster Roll, 1918

 

 

Charles Newrick

? - ?

Rank:

Private

Service No:

14615

Service, Branch, Unit:

Suffolk Regiment, 8th Bn

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

 

Notes:                               

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215278 / 39185)

 

 

Charles Hiles Newrick (click for further info)

Brother of Harold Newrick, Irwin Owen Newrick, Richard Oswald Newrick

1887 - 1952

Rank:

Leading Seaman

Service No:

22785

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy (1905 to 1919), Royal Australian Navy (1920 to 1946)

War:

WW I and WW 2

Where Served:

HMS Zealandia, HMS Vernon, HMS Waltington and HMS Leander

Notes:

A career sailor who signed on as a boy in 1905 and served continuously until pensioned in 1927 (at which time his rank was acting Petty Officer).  From 1919 until pensioned he was on loan to the Royal Australian Navy. Awarded the RN Long Service and Good conduct Medal.   Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215278 / 39185)

 

 

Charles M. Newrick

? - ?

Rank:

Leading Seaman

Service No:

227855

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Navy

War:

WW I

Where Served:

HMS Penguin

Notes:

Awarded the Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal.

 

Charles Owen Newrick

1912 - 1987

Rank:

Lance Corporal

Service No:

219794

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Army Ordnance Corps

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

Northwest Europe

Notes:

Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in northwest Europe (source:  Supplement to the London Gazette, 9 Aug 1945, page 4058)

 

 

Charles William Newrick

1911 - 1957

Rank:

 

Service No:

Service, Branch, Unit:

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Source: Roll of Service, St Gabriel's Church, Bishopwearmouth, Durham

 

 

 

Cornelius Newrick

See Photo

1879 - 1915

Rank:

Driver

Service No:

50898

Service, Branch, Unit:

80th Field Coy., Royal Engineers

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

France

Notes:                               

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy Died Friday 22nd October 1915. Age 36. Corbie Communal Cemetery, Somme, France.  Plot I. Row B. Grave 38.  Listed on the Asselby Roll of Honour (outside church gate), Blacksmith Lane, Asselby, Humberside, England (see source and enter Newrick in the search box).  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215279 / 39185).  Husband of Mrs. Newrick, of 2a, Thorp Royton, near Oldham, Lancashire.  Also see http://www.roytonrollofhonour.com/Roll_of_Honour.html

 

Cyril Leslie Newrick

Brother of William Reginald Newrick

1899 - 1932

Rank:

Private

Service No:

76529

Service, Branch, Unit:

King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 3rd Battalion

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215280 / 39185)

 

 

David Newrick

1898 - ?

Rank:

Sapper

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Engineers (561 Hants Works Company)

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medical discharge Nov 1919 on grounds of aggravated nerves

 

 

Frank Newrick (brother of Albyn Vincent Collins Newrick)

1896 - 1946

Rank:

Private

Service No:

30273

Service, Branch, Unit:

Otago Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:                                

Awarded the Military Medal (MM).  See http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sooty/otagohonours.html   Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 151497 / 23802).  Last NZ Address:Hastings Hawkes Bay

 

 

Frank Arthur Newrick

1887 - 1971

Rank:

Private

Service No:

17590 in the Suffolk Regiment;  203374 in the Scottish Rifles

Service, Branch, Unit:

Suffolk Regiment 9th Bn;  Scottish Rifles

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215281 / 39185)

 

 

Frank Edward Newrick

1897 - 1914

Rank:

Fisherman

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Drifter "Will and Maggie" (Lowestoft), Mercantile Marine

War:

WW I

Where Served:

At sea

Notes:                                

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy  Died on Tuesday 3rd November 1914. Age 17. The “Will and Maggie, 100 grt, was17 miles E by N from Lowestoft when mined and sunk with 6 lives lost.  Tower Hill Memorial, London, United Kingdom.  Son of the late George and Griselda Newrick, of 25, South Elm Lane Terrace, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft.

 

 

Frederick Hubert Newrick

1894-?

Rank:

Gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery;  Second Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery

Service No:

72630

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Garrison Artillery;  Royal Artillery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215282 / 39185).  Promoted from Officer Cadet to 2nd Lieutenant 12 Feb 1918.  Promoted to Lieutenant Aug 4, 1919 (source London Gazette).

 

 

Frederick John Newrick

1925 - 1986

Rank:

Cadet promoted to 2nd Lieutenant

Service No:

14691808 (Cadet)  330913 (2nd Lieut)

Service, Branch, Unit:

D. W. R.

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Promotion 22 Sep 1944 (source:  Supplement to the London Gazette, 22 Sep 1944, page 5437)

 

 

Frederick Walter Newrick (father of Malcolm Charles Newrick)

1883 - 1969

Rank:

Private

Service No:

55130

Service, Branch, Unit:

Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215283 / 39186)

 

 

G. Newrick

? - ?

Rank:

Deck Hand

Service No:

Service, Branch, Unit:

Mercantile Marine Reserve

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Laburnam

Notes:

Awarded the Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal

 

George Arthur Newrick

1891 - 1977

Rank:

Deck Hand

Service No:

10053/DA

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Naval Reserve

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Awarded the Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215283 / 39186)

 

 

Gordon Collins Newrick (son of Albyn Vincent Collin Newrick)

1922 - 1996

Rank:

Private

Service No:

436388

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Infantry Brigade

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Embarkation for overseas service  1943

 

 

Harold Newrick (brother of Charles Hiles Newrick,  Irwin Owen Newrick and Richard Oswald Newrick)

Click for photograph

1895 - 1915   

 

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

40955

Service, Branch, Unit:

108th Heavy Battery., Royal Garrison Artillery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:                              

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy  Died of wounds on Monday 24th May 1915.  Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), Nord, France. I. F. 88 grave No. 1131.  Joined at Great Yarmouth 26 May 1914.  Left effects of 15 shillings and 10 pence to be distributed to next of kin (source: The London Gazette, 28 June 1918, page 7642). Awarded the 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215284 / 39186). 

 

 

Harry Newrick

1869 - 1929

Rank:

Bombardier

Service No:

65969

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Artillery

War:

South Africa War (2nd Boer War)

Where Served:

India and South Africa

Notes:

Served a total of 13 years 22 days (including 6 years served in India from 1889 to 1895 and 1 year in South Africa from Dec 1899 to Dec 1900).  While in India he married Ellen Perry but less than four months later she died of enteric fever.  He received the Queen’s South Africa 1899 medal with clasps for battles at Paardeberg, Dreifontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast and the Relief of Kimberley.  Upon leaving the army, Harry Newrick became a police sergeant.

 

 

Harry George Newrick

1893 - ?

Rank:

Acting Leading Seaman

Service No:

6232/A

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Naval Reserve

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Notes:

Awarded the Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal.

 

 

Henry Newrick

? -?

Rank:

Bombardier

Service No:

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Horse Regiment

War:

Boer

Where Served:

South Africa

Notes:

send off to South Africa, 1899

 

 

Herbert Newrick

? -?

Rank:

Trimmer

Service No:

Service, Branch, Unit:

Mercantile Marine Reserve

War:

WW I

Where Served:

HMS “St George”

Notes:

Awarded the Victory Medal, British War Medal. On 28 September 1917 awarded  the Silver War Badge number 17912

 

 

Herbert (Bertie) Newrick

See documents

1873    1954

Rank:

Corporal

Service No:

772833

Service, Branch, Unit:

125th Overseas Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops, Canadian Expeditionary Force

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Born in Rushmere, Suffolk.  Wife Mary Ann (May) Newrick.  Father of Herbert Newrick.  Enlisted at Brantford, Ontario, 8 Feb 1916.  Library and Archives Canada Ref: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7297 - 14

 

Herbert Douglas Newrick

See documents

1896 – c 1993

Rank:

 

Service No:

213523 in CEF

Service, Branch, Unit:

Canadian Expeditionary Force also Royal Canadian Navy

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Born in Plumstead, Kent, England.  Son of Herbert Newark   Appears to have enlisted twice at Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 10 Jan 1916 and again on 23 June 1916 (once as Herbert Newrick and a second time as Albert Douglas Newrick). Library and Archives Canada Ref: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7297 – 16.  Served as a merchant seaman during WW 2

 

Ian Hamilton Newrick

1914 - 1989

Rank:

Private

Service No:

46049

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force , D Support Company, 30th Battalion, Third Division

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

Pacific

Notes:

Embarkation for overseas service 1941

 

 

Irwin Owen Newrick (brother of Charles Hiles Newrick,  Harold Newrick and Richard Oswald Newrick)

1892 - 1915

Rank:

Private

Service No:

L/9108

Service, Branch, Unit:

6th Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)

War:

WW I

Where Served:

India, France

Notes:                                    

                   

                    

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy  Wounded 14 April 1915, Died on Tuesday 9th November 1915.  Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.  Panel 15 to 19.  Enlisted at Chatham.  Left effects of 1 pound 13 shillings to be distributed to next of kin (source: The London Gazette, 20 October 1916, page 10100).  Awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1914-1915 Star. Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215286 / 39186). 

 

 

Isaac Charles Newrick

1892 - 1978

Rank:

Private

Service No:

57447

Service, Branch, Unit:

West Yorkshire Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215285 / 39186 and 151948 / 23802).  Awarded a Bar to the Military Medal (source: Supplement to the London Gazette, 29 Aug 1918, page 10130).

 

 

Ivan Francis Newrick (brother of Reginald David Newrick)

1920 - 2006

Rank:

Private

Service No:

281173

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Infantry Brigade

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Embarkation for overseas service in 1942

 

John Henry Newrick

1885 or 1886 - ?

Rank:

Private

Service No:

108605

Service, Branch, Unit:

Machine Gun Corps

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215287 / 39186)

 

 

Malcolm Charles Newrick (Son of Frederick Walter Newrick)

1920 - ?

Rank:

 

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

Army

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

. 

 

 

Percy James Newrick (nickname “Tick”) (brother of Walter Malcolm Newrick)

1920 - 2011

Rank:

Private

Service No:

80177

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Infantry Brigade

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Embarkation for overseas service in 1943

 

Reginald David Newrick (brother of Ivan Francis Newrick)

Abt 1919 - ?

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

284135

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 29 Light A/A

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Embarkation for overseas service in 1942

 

Richard Oswald Newrick (brother of Charles Hiles Newrick,  Irwin Owen Newrick and Harold Newrick)

1897 - 1961

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

98107

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215288 / 39186)

 

 

S. Newrick (Mrs)

? - ?

Rank:

Commissioned Officer

Service No:

328006

Service, Branch, Unit:

Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Relinquished her commission on 2 Apr 1945 (source:  Supplement to the London Gazette, 1 May 1945, page 2288)

 

St. J. Newrick

? - 1900

Rank:

Captain

Service No:

 

Service, Branch, Unit:

1st Gordon Highlanders

War:

Boer

Where Served:

South Africa

Notes:

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppyKilled May 29, 1900 at Florida (near Johannesburg). Source: The Leeds Mercury, Wed June 6,1900 issue 19399

 

Stanley Aaron Newrick

1896 - 1967

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

L/7567

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Field Artillery, 160th Wearside Brigade, “B” Battery

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Enlisted in the army at Houghton.  On list of medically discharged.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215289 / 39187)

 

 

W. Newrick

? - ?

Rank:

Private

Service No:

Service, Branch, Unit:

Western Australia 16th Battalion

War:

WW I

Where Served:

 

Notes:

“Private W. Newrick who is dangerously ill of pneumonia”. Source:  The Capricornian, (Rockhampton, Queensland) May 15, 1915, page 13, Australia Casualties

 

Walter Malcolm Newrick (nickname “Snow”) (brother of Percy James Newrick)

1918 - 1989

Rank:

Gunner

Service No:

299617

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force

War:

WW 2

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Embarked for overseas service 1942

 

 

William Newrick

1893 - 1917

Rank:

Private

Service No:

43770

Service, Branch, Unit:

2nd Bn., Suffolk Regiment

War:

WW I

Where Served:

France

Notes:                            

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy Died on Sunday 18th February 1917.  Porte-de-Paris Cemetery, Cambrai, Nord, France.  II. A. 15.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215290 / 39187).  The name William Newrick appears on the framed and glazed WW I Roll of Honour, St Mark, Oulton Broad, Suffolk and also on oak panelling in St Margaret’s Church Memorial Chapel, Lowestoft, Suffolk.

 

 

William Charles Newrick

1884 - 1967

Rank:

Deck Hand

Service No:

11371/DA

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Naval Reserve

War:

WW I

Where Served:

Notes:                            

 Awarded the Victory Medal, British War Medal.

 

 

William George Newrick

brother of Arthur James Newrick

1897 - 1972

Rank:

Driver

Service No:

128803

Service, Branch, Unit:

Royal Horse Artillery

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215291 / 39187)

 

William Reginald Newrick

brother to Cyril Leslie Newrick

1897 - 1976

Rank:

Private

Service No:

TS/3348 in Army Service Corp;  10/16753 in 29th Training Reserve Battalion

Service, Branch, Unit:

1st Bedfordshire Army Service Corp and Training Reserve Battalion

War:

WW 1

Where Served:

 

Notes:

Physically handicapped from birth.  Medal card available from the National Archives (1914-1920 WO 372/14, Image Reference, 215292 / 39187)

 

 

William “Willie” Herbert  Cook Newrick

1899 - 1918

Rank:

Deck Hand

Service No:

16437/DA

Service, Branch, Unit:

H.M. Drifter "Jeannie Murray.", Royal Naval Reserve.  Sunk when patrolling Dover Barrage

War:

WW I

Where Served:

At sea

Notes:                         

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy  Died on Friday 15th February 1918. Age 18. Buried Feb 21, 1918 at Carlton Colville Additional Churchyard, Suffolk, United Kingdom.  Son of Mrs. Ruth Jolly, of The Bungalow, School Rd., Oulton Broad, Lowestoft.  The name W. Newrick appears on a WW I memorial plaque in St Peter, parish church of Carlton Colville, depicting a soldier & sailor kneeling before Christ.  Awarded the Star, Victory Medal, British War Medal.

 

 

WAR WIDOWS

 

Florence Newark (née March) widow of;

Wilfred Augustus Newark

1894- ?

 

1892-1917 Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy

 

Amelia Elizabeth A Peckham (née Newark) widow of;

William Henry Charles Peckham

(see photo)

1892-1986

 

1890-1916

Wiliam’s Rank:

Stoker 1st Class

Service No:

SS/109152

Service, Branch, Unit:

H.M.S.  Cocquette”, Royal Navy

War:

WW I

Where Served:

At sea

Notes:                         

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: poppy  Missing in Action on 7th March 1916.  Chatham Naval Memorial

 

 

 

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EARLY SOLDIERS

 

John NEWARK (born 14th century)

Archer in 1378 under Commander Richard Fitz Alan, Earl of Arundel.  Engaged in a naval expedition.

Source: The Soldier in later Medieval England. ICMA Centre, http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/   Ref: TNA E101/36/32

 

Richard NEWARK (born about 1765 - 1849)

Born in Banningham, Norfolk

Private in 77th of Foot Regiment and Captain Michael Creagh’s Company, 86th of Foot Regiment. Attestation 10 October 1787, Discharged 14 October 1815 aged 50.  Total length of service 27 years 22 days (13 years of which were overseas in the Indies).

Ref:  Royal Hospital Chelsea: Soldiers Service Documents WO 97/956/34.  The National Archives, Kew.

 

John NEWARK (1799 - 1880 )

Born in the Parish of Kelston, Louth, Lincolnshire

Served in the 52nd of Foot, soldier number: 150

Age at attestation: 18 years, Attestation date: 7 June 1817

Ref: The National Archives, British Army Service Records 1760-1915:: WO97 / 658  /158

 

George NEWARK (1811 – 1846)

Born in Stoke, Staffordshire a potter by trade.

Private in 2nd Regiment of Life Guards, soldier number 406. Enlisted 18 November 1830. Discharged 12 May 1846, medically unfit, aged 35.  Click for more about George Newark

Ref:  Royal Hospital Chelsea: Soldiers Service Documents WO 97/7/107.  The National Archives, Kew.

 

William NEWARK (1841 – 1896)

Born in Burgh Castle, Suffolk

Private, Soldier number 801, Unit 77th of Foot (East Middlesex) Depot, Regiment Stationed at Chatham.

Ref: 1861 Worldwide Army Index. National Archives reference: WO12 / 8297  Click for information

 

John NEWARK (1861 - 1921)

Born in Birmingham, Warwickshire a turner by trade

Private in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, soldier number: 525. Appointed a Lance corporal in March 1887 but resigned the stripe in August 1887. Transferred to the 1st Class army reserve on 9 June 1890 and discharged 9 June 1895.  No foreign service.

Age at attestation: 21 years, Attestation date: 14 June 1883

Ref: The National Archives British Army Service Records 1760-1915 : WO97 / 3549 / 34

 

Samuel NEWARK (1862 – 1891, brother to Thomas William Newark)

Born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Served in 31st Brigade, Infantry, as a private from 1880 to 1884.  Soldier number 2386. Served a total of 252 days imprisonment for disobeying orders and insubordination.   Discharged medically unfit

Ref:  National Archives, British Army Service Records 1760-1915. WO97 / 3549 / 38

 

Thomas William NEWARK (1866 – 1904, brother to Samuel Newark)

Born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Served in Royal Artillery, 1st Brigade, as a gunner/driver from 1883 to 1895.  Soldier number 37736

Ref:  National Archives, British Army Service Records 1760-1915. WO97 / 3549 / 30

 

 

 

 

 

Early sailors

DANIEL NEWARK(E)  (1717 – c1741)

Will of Daniel Newark or Newarke, batchelor, now belonging to His Majesty's Ship Cumberland,  August 6, 1740

Ref:  The National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/719

Note:  The Cumberland  was a 3rd rate (i.e. ship-of-the-line) Royal Navy ship of 80 guns commanded by Capt. James Stewart.  She was rebuilt at Woolwich dockyard in 1739 (from a predecessor broken up in 1732) and foundered in 1766.  Daniel Newark was surgeon’s mate and he left his possessions to his mother, Mary Newark of Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire.  He died before his will was probated on June 9, 1742.

 

THOMAS NEWARK

Between July and September 1737, Thomas Newark filled the position of Boatswain (during a period of suspension of Boatswain Francis Lee by the Captain) aboard HMS Diamond under the command of Captain Knowles.

Ref: The National Archives, Kew, ADM 354/114. Held by the National Maritime Museum, Caird Library.

Note:  The Diamond was a fifth-rate (i.e. sailing frigate) 50-gun ship launched at Blackwall in 1708 and rebuilt at Deptford in 1722, sold in 1744.

 

WILLIAM NEWARK (1815 - ?)

Place and date of Birth:  Harwich, Essex.  August 15, 1815

Official Number:  71357

Rank:  Rating

Dates Served:  April 27, 1864 to May 8, 1879

Ref: Register of Seamen's services, The National Archives, Kew, ADM 188/57

London Standard, Tuesday 17 June 1879

 

 

Updated 6 August, 2014

 

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