Llewellyn Joseph Hawthorn Newman
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||15 Sep 1905|
|Place of Birth||Ipswich, Suffolk, England|
|Death||23 Aug 1980, aged 74|
|Place of Death||Nedlands, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||36 years, 7 months|
5'7" (1.70m) tall ; 166lbs|
75.296 kg; fair complexion ; brown eyes ; brown hair
|Address||c/- Smailes Mill, Karragullen, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Marjorie Gita Newman|
|Date of Enlistment||24 Apr 1942|
|Unit/Formation||12th (Jarrah) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
During 1934 Llewellyn married Marjorie Gita Smailes (1907 - 1957) in Perth. Marjorie died on 22 Apr 1957 in Claremont.
Electoral Roll entries: 1929 - 1931 at 92 Salisbury street, Maylands, clerk; 1936 at 90 First avenue, Maylands, accountant; 1937 at 10 Clarendon street, Claremont, accountant; 1943 at 49 Marita road, Nedlands, accountant;
Enlisted at Pickering Brook on 24 Apr 1942, and on he was discharged as an enlisted man on 3 Nov 1942 to be promoted Acting lieutenant on 4 Nov 1942 and confirmed in the rank the same day at Carinyah. For a time at least was a member of the 2nd Platoon, 'A' Company of the battalion before being appointed 2 IC of the Company. On 15 Oct 1945 his appointment was cancelled and he was placed on the Retired List on 16 Oct 1945.
During 1957 Llewellyn married Judith Francisco Curedale (1926 - 2019) locally. Judith died on 4 Jun 2019 in Joondalup.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at 49 Marita road, Nedlands, accountant; 1963 at 33 Kalamunda road, Kalamunda, accountant; 1972 at 4 Hillside crescent, Kalamunda, accountant; 1977 - 1980 at 42 Tareena street, Nedlands, retired