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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- William George Newnham -

Unknown person Name : William George Newnham.

Son of William and Emma Newnham, of 105, South St., St. Andrew's, Fifeshire. Native of Ryde, Isle of Wight. Educated at Royal Hospital School, Greenwich.

Born 25 May 1892 Ryde.
  Census information :

1901 : William George Newnham aged 8, is with his grandparents William and Harriet Dyer, and his mother Emma Newnham, at 3, Elm Cottage, Ashey Road, Ryde

1911 : William George Newnham aged 18 is an Able Seaman with the Royal Navy in Portsmouth.

  Service details :

Leading Seaman 239925 William George Newnham, Royal Navy, H.M. Submarine "H3".

  Casualty details :

Died : 15 July 1916 aged 24

Commemorated at Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

CWGC record ...

  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ashey War Memorial
County War Memorial, St Nicholas Chapel, Carisbrooke Castle
  Further Information :

Wikipedia article on H.M. Submarine "H3"
  Page Status :

Page last updated : 17 May 2011


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