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Samuel Newman was born in 1897 the son of Alfred a bricklayer’s labourer and Mary Ann Newman (née Reynolds). His father was born in 1864 at Nottingham, his mother in 1863 in Lincolnshire. Married in 1885, they had thirteen children, seven surviving infancy amongst whom were Alfred b.1895, Sam b.1897, William b.1900, George b.1893 and Ernie b1908. In 1911 census the family was living at 16 Thoresby Street, Sneinton, Nottingham. Alfred and Mary Ann later lived at 6 Arrow Terrace, Fisher Gate, Nottingham.
20 Sep 1917
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10th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
He enlisted at Nottingham. He is buried in Zantvoorde British Cemetery, Belgium Grave Reference II.C.3
Samuel’s younger brother Private William Henry Newman enlisted 8/8/1918 at Nottingham. He was mobilised on 24th August 1918 and served with the 51st (Young Soldier) Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He went out to France on 10th March 1919, left Germany on 28th August 1919 and arrived in Ireland on 2nd September 1919. He was shot by Irish Nationalists on 28th February 1920, and admitted to a military Hospital at Queenstown where he died at 5.35am the next day, 29th February 1920. He is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery. His elder brother Private Alfred Newman, 12th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, was invalided out 18/9/1916 after receiving a disabling gunshot wound in the back.
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