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Newman Goldman was born in 1868 in Sneinton and was the son of the late Morris and Sarah Goldman. Morris Goldman was from Sleshein, Poland, and died in 1907 in Whitechapel. Sarah Goldman was born in Malava, Poland, and died in Nottingham in 1899. He married his wife Mary Leavesley (born Granby, Nottinghamshire 1856 ) in Nottingham in 1905. In the 1911 census he is shown living at 2 Parliament Terrace, Nottingham, he is 43 yrs and a taylors presser , he is living with his wife, Mary Goldman 55 yrs .
09 Sep 1916
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2 Parliament Terrace, Wollaton Street, Nottingham
21st Bn Rifle Brigade
Private Newman Goldman, enlisted at Nottingham on 22nd May 1915, he gave his age as 47 yrs and his address as 2 Parliament Terrace, Wollaton Street, Nottingham, he initially served with the service number 4786 in the 7th battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire ) Regiment and was posted on 25th September 1915 to the 21st Battalion Rifle Brigade. He embarked from Devonport on 30th December 1915 to join the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, disembarking at Alexandria on 14th January 1916. He was admitted to the 27th General Hospital at Abbassia, Egypt on 26th August 1916 with tonsillitis, however died following the development of an infected abscess and pneumonia on 9th September 1916. He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.
NEP obituary 25 September 1916 (abridged). Private N Goldman (Rifle Brigade) 3 Parliament Terrace, Wollaton Street, died in Cairo, September 9th In memoriam published 10th September 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “GOLDMAN. – In loving memory of Private Newman Goldman, Rifle Brigade, who died in Egypt September 9th, 1916. We mourn for you – not with outward show, for the heart that mourns sincerely mourns silently and low. There is sorrow in our breast, no human eye can trace, for many an aching heart lies beneath a smiling face. – From wife, sister, and nieces.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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