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Newark on Trent
Walter Newbound was born in 1894 at Newark and was the son of William a baker and Fanny Newbound nee Meakin of 72 North Gate and later 72 Chatham Street Newark. His father William was born in 1866 at Newark and his mother Fanny Meakin was born in 1863 at Farndon, they were married in 1887 at Newark and had a further child a daughter Fanny b1890 at Newark. In the 1911 census the family are living at 72 Northgate, Newark and are shown as William 45 yrs a baker, he is living with his wife Fanny 48 yrs and their children Fanny 21 yrs no occupation listed and Walter 16 yrs a butcher.
Educated at the Mount School and after leaving there worked for Mr Walter Clutterbuck, butcher, Bridge Street. Later employed as a sawyer at Messrs. Smiths' Saw Mills, London Road. Attended the North End Wesleyan Church and Sunday School.
26 Sep 1917
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Private
1st Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers
Private Walter Newbound enlisted at Southwell on 10th April 1916 and served with the 1st battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. He landed in France on 1st June 1917. Posted missing during the attack on Hill 40 near Zonnebeke on 26th September 1917 and declared dead in July 1918 Having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.
a.k.a “NEWBOUNDS”. Article published on31st July 1918 in the Newark Advertiser :- Younger son of Mr William Newbound, 72 Chatham Street, Newark. Educated at the Mount School and after leaving there worked for Mr Walter Clutterbuck, Bridge Street. Later he was employed as a sawyer at Messrs. Smiths’ Saw Mills, London Road. Attended the North End Wesleyan Church and Sunday School. Joined the Royal Scots Fusiliers on April 10th, 1916 and went out to France on June 1st, 1917. Posted missing during the attack on Hill 40 near Zonnebeke and declared dead in July 1918.
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