Newman, Ernest William (Petty Officer, b.1872 - d.1953)

Accession Number PR86/218
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Diary
Maker Newman, Ernest William
Date made 1887-1924
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/102/036
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Account of naval service in both the Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy during 1887-1924, including: mention of his early training and postings in the RN, transfer to the RAN in 1912, service aboard the 'Ooma' in Rabaul, transfer to the 'Sydney', including an account of the 'Emden' action, patrol duties in the Atlantic, joining the 2 Light Cruiser Squadron in the North Sea - including a Zeppelin attack, and later return to Australia.