Major John Newman, DSO

Date of birth1880-03-01  
Date promoted  1914-09-18  Appointed second lieutenant. 
Other units  1914-09-18  11 Battalion. 
Other  1915-01-01  Commanding Officer, 8 Platoon, B Company, 11 Battalion. 
Date promoted  1915-02-01  Appointed lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1915-12-02  Appointed captain. 
Date promoted  1918-04-03  Appointed Temporary Lieutenant Colonel. 
Other units  1918-04-03  Temporary Commanding Officer 9 Battalion. 
Other units  1918-05-11  11 Battalion. 
Other units  1918-05-16  Temporary Commanding Officer 10 Battalion. 
Other  1918-05-16 - 1918-05-20  Commanding Officer of the 10th Battalion. 
Date of honour or award  1918-05-28  Mention in Despatches. 
Other units  1918-05-28  Temporary Commanding Officer 11 Battalion. 
Date returned to Australia  1918-09-24   
Other  1919-01-13  AIF appointment terminated. 
Date of honour or award  1919-06-03  Awarded the Distinguished Service Order. 
Date of death1938-11-10