Appointment of Newton Williams as Second Lieutenant in The Gloucestershire Regiment, 1915
Williams was appointed second lieutenant in the Special Reserve of officers on 17 March 1915. Posted to 3rd Battalion The Gloucester Regiment, he was soon promoted to temporary captain and transferred to the 1st Battalion. He proceeded to the Western Front in October 1915.
From papers relating to the service of Captain Newton Middleton Williams, MC, Gloucestershire Regiment, attached South Persia Rifles, during World War One (1914-1918).
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