NEWTON, Clarence Ralph

8866 Pte Manchester Regt.  He had already been  a serving soldier, having spent five years in India with the Manchester Regt, (1911C; India), later Pte in the Cheshire Regiment. Sent to France 6/1/1915 to 23/10/1915 when he received a shrapnel wound in left thigh at the Battle of Loos, and never seemed to recover properly from it. From 21/11/1915 to 29/9/1916 he spent most of his time in Hospital. He was downgraded 30/1/1917 and sent to work for Vickers Barrow in Furness.  b 1883 Hathersage. 1911C in India. Brother of Aaron and half-brother to Wallace Harry Newton. Parents Isaac and Ruth (née Higginson)