William Arthur Newnham

Personnel header
Sergeant William Arthur Newnham
Life dates
26 Dec 1897 - 22 Feb 1991
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Hampshire's Unallocated Men Patrol member 24 Jul 1942 Unknown
Newport (South) Patrol Patrol Leader Unknown 03 Dec 1944
National ID
EBJV 17/1

Fruit wholesaler


The nominal roll records his surname as Newnman. He may have originally been in a mainland Patrol around Southampton.

The 1945 and 1946 Reunion menus record him as Sgt A Newman, suggesting that he may have been known as Arthur. There was an AF Newman from Newport as well, but he is known to have worked alongside members of the Newport Patrol.

24 Lugley Street, Newport, Isle of Wight. Previously 75 Wilton Avenue, Southampton, Hampshire (1939) 67 Goldsmith Ave, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Other information

In 1939 he is a TB Officer in Portsmouth.


TNA ref WO199/3391,
1939 Register
Hancock data held at B.R.A
Isle of White reunion menus 1945 and 1946