Malvern College First World War Casualty

Private Newton Frederick Seymour Lane

Photo of Newton Frederick Seymour Lane
House and time at Malvern: No 5, 1893 - 1897.

Regiment: Australian Infantry.
Died: 08 June 1917 aged 38 in Belgium. Killed in action at Messines.
Battle: Battle of Messines. Cemetery: Ypres Menin Gate P 7/17

Son of Colonel Cecil Newton Lane, C.M.G., and Adela Mary Lane, Foster Winston Hall, Salop, b. 1879.
IIIóModern III.
Aspatria College; served with Paget's Horse in the South African War, Medal; afterwards in Tasmania.
Great War, Private Australian Infantry.
Husband of Mrs. V. A. Lane. Native of Shrewsbury, England.

'He was one of the most popular boys in the house. With particularly pleasing manners, and a bright disposition he made many friends'. (Malvernian, Jul 1917).