Lieutenant Colonel James Ernest Newland, VC

Date of birth1881-08-22 Highton, VIC 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1899  Served with the 4 Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse (VIC) in South Africa as a Private - service number 2354. 
Other  1914-08-22  Transferred to AIF and joined 12 Battalion. 
Date wounded  1915-05  Wounded at Gallipoli. 
Date promoted  1915-05-22  Appointed 2nd Lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1915-10  Appointed Lieutenant. 
Date of honour or award  1917-04-08 - 1917-04-15  Awarded Victoria Cross for action at West of Boursies and Lagnicourt, France whilst serving with 12 Battalion, 3 Brigade, 1 Division as a Captain. 
Date of death1949-03-19 Caulfield, VIC 

Served with the 12th Battalion, AIF.