Newton, Frederick William (Fred)

Age: 25
Date of birth: c1893

Parents: George and Jane Newton
Address: 24 West Street

Occupation: Golf Professional at Warwickshire County Golf Club

Frederick was born in Warwick. His father George was a sugar boiler. Frederick was the youngest son of eight children. He had one younger sister Alice, two older sisters Annie and Fanny and three older brothers William, John and George.

In 1911 Frederick was living with his oldest brother William, three of his brothers and sisters and his widowed mother at 46, Woodhouse Street.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Gunner, 128602
Regiment/Service: B Battery, 331st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Brigade/Division: 331st Brigade
Date of death: Thursday, March 28, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action
Commemorated/Buried: Pozieres Memorial, Somme
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: St Pauls Church, Ashow War Memorial


  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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