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George A. Newman


39th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Robur
  • Planted By: Mrs Whiteside
  • Plaque: 2143

Additional Info

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George Arthur Angus Newman, a 22 year old butcher by trade, enlisted on the 19th of February 1916. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on the 27th of May 1916. On January 1st, June 6th and August 15th 1917 he was promoted and given the ranks Lance Corporal, Temporary Corporal, and Corporal.
He returned to Australia on the 18th of July 1919 and was discharged on the 4th of September 1919.
Tree No. 2143

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour