2499 Brigadier Arthur Leslie Walter NEWTH, CBE, DSO, MC, TC, MiD, Gloucestershire Regiment

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    Personal Number: 2499
    Rank: Brigadier
    Name: Arthur Leslie Walter NEWTH, CBE, DSO, MC, TC, MiD
    Unit: Gloucestershire Regiment ; Cheshire Regiment ; Gloucestershire Regiment


    London Gazette : 25 August 1914
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28879/page/6704/data.pdf
    4th (City of Bristol) Battalion, The Gloucester- shire Regiment; the undermentioned Second
    Lieutenants to be Lieutenants. August, 1914:—
    Arthur L. W. Newth.

    London Gazette : 18 November 1915
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29371/supplement/11451/data.pdf
    His Majesty The KING has been graciously pleased to confer the Military Cross on the undermentioned Officers and Warrant Officer, in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the Field: —
    Lieutenant Arthur Leslie Walter Newth, 1st/4th (City of Bristol) Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment, Territorial Force.
    For conspicuous gallantry on the night of 6th-7th October, 1915,at Hebuterne.
    A party of the battalion was mending wire in front of the trenches when the enemy opened a heavy machine-gun and rifle fire. When the party had retired to the trenches it was discovered that one man was missing, and Lieutenant Newth, closely followed by a Serjeant and a private of the battalion, immediately went out again in face of the heavy fire. They found the missing man wounded and entangled in the wire, released him and brought him in.

    London Gazette : 18 November 1915
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29372/supplement/11464/data.pdf
    The Gloucestershire Regiment.
    Lieutenant Arthur L. W. Newth to be temporary Captain. Dated 2nd October, 1915.

    London Gazette : 21 June 1917
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30143/supplement/6166/data.pdf
    INFANTRY.
    Gloucestershire Regt.—
    Lt. (temp. Capt.) A. L. W. Newth, M.C., to be Capt., with precedence as from 1st June 1916. 22nd June 1917.

    London Gazette : 6 November 1917
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30368/supplement/11464/data.pdf
    Gloucestershire Regt.—Capt. A. L. W. Newth, M.C., .to be actg. Maj. whilst empld. as Maj. on Hd.-Qrs. 24th Sept. 1917.

    London Gazette : 11 February 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30519/supplement/1913/data.pdf
    Gloucestershire Regt.—Capt. (actg. Maj.) A. L. W. Newth, M.C., relinquishes the actg. rank of Maj. on ceasing to be empld. as Maj. on Hd.-Qrs. 25th Dec. 1917.

    London Gazette : 30 July 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30819/supplement/8991/data.pdf
    Ches. R.
    Capt. A. L. W. Newth, M.C. (Glouc. R., T.F.), to be actg. Lt.-Cbl. while comdg. a Bn. 6 June 1918.

    London Gazette : 3 February 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31160/supplement/1771/data.pdf
    6th Bn., Cheshire Regt.—Capt. (actg. Lt.- Col.) A L. W. Newth, M.C., 4th Bn., Glouc. R., -relinquishes the actg. rank of Lt.-Col. on ceasing to command Bn. 5th Dec. 1918.

    London Gazette : 23 April 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31306/supplement/5174/data.pdf
    23rd Bn., London Eegt.—Capt. (actg. Maj.) A. L. W. Newth, M.C., 4th Bn., Glouc. Regt., from actg. Maj., 6th Bn., Ches. Regt., to be temp. Lt.-Col. whilst comdg. Bn. 4th Feb. 1919.

    London Gazette : 5 June 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/Edinburgh/issue/13453/page/1853/data.pdf
    AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER.
    Capt. (A./Lt.-Col.) Arthur Leslie Walter Newth, M.C., 4th Bn., Glouc. R., T.F., attd. 2/23rd Bn., Lond. R.

    London Gazette : 31 December 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31711/supplement/16123/data.pdf
    23rd Bn., London Regt.—Capt. (temp. Lt.- Col.) A. L. W. Newth, M.C., 4th Bn., Glouc. Regt., relinquishes the temp, rank of Lt.-Col. on ceasing to be empld. 29th Nov. 1919.

    London Gazette : 26 February 1924
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32912/page/1724/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY.
    INFANTRY.
    4th Bn. Gloster. R.—Maj. A. L. W. Newth, D.S.O., M.C., to be Adjt. 7th Feb. 1924.

    London Gazette : 24 February 1928
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33359/page/1295/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY
    4th Bn. Gloster E.—Maj. A. L. W. Newth, D.S.O., M.C., vacates the appt. of Adjt. 7th Feb. 1928.

    London Gazette : 5 March 1929
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33474/page/1577/data.pdf
    INFANTRY.
    4th Bn. Gloster R.—Maj. A. L. W. Newth, D.S.O., M.C., to be Lt.-Col. 16th Feb. 1929.

    London Gazette : 4 April 1933
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33927/page/2288/data.pdf
    INFANTRY.
    4th Bn. Gloster E.—Lt.-Col. A. L. W. Newth, D.S.O., M.C., T.D., to be Bt. Col. 16th Feb. 1933.

    London Gazette : 7 December 1934
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34112/page/7927/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY.
    Lt.-Col. & Bt. Col. A. L. W. Newth, D.S.O., M.C., T.D., from 4th Bn. Gloster R., to be Col., 1st Dec. 1934, with seniority 16th Feb. 1933.
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned appts. are made:—
    Col. A. L. W. Newth, D.S.O., M.C., T.D., to be Comdr. 144th (Gloster. & Wore.) Inf. Bde. 1st Dec. 1934.

    London Gazette : 17 December 1937
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34464/page/7918/data.pdf
    MEMORANDA.
    The undermentioned Cols, are granted the temp, rank of Brig, whilst empld. as Bde. Comdrs., Terr. Army: : —
    24th Nov. 1937.
    A. L. W. Newth, D.S.O., M.C., T.D., Terr. Army.

    London Gazette : 2 December 1938
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34576/page/7608/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY.
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned relinquish their appts. 1st Dec. 1938: —
    Col. (temp. Brig.) A. L. W. Newth, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D., T.A., as Comdr., 144th (Gloucestershire & Worcestershire) Inf. Bde., and the temp, rank of Brig.

    London Gazette : 28 November 1939
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34743/supplement/8026/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY.
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The date of appt. of Col. (temp. Brig.) A. L. W. Newth, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., as Comdr. is 26th Aug. 1939, and not as in the Gazette of 3rd Nov. 1939.

    London Gazette : 10 August 1943
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36125/supplement/3579/data.pdf
    The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decorations which have been conferred on the under-mentioned officers in recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies: —
    DECORATIONS CONFERRED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
    Legion of Merit: —
    Commanders: —
    Col. (temp. Brig.) A. L. W. Newth, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D. (2499), late The Gloucestershire Regiment, Territorial Army.

    London Gazette : 16 September 1943
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36173/supplement/4121/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa : —
    Commands and Staff.
    Brig, (temp.) A. L W Newth, C.B.E., D.SO., M.C., T.D (2499), late Gloster R.

    London Gazette : 22 February 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36950/supplement/1041/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following ibe Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field: —
    Commands and Staff.
    Brig (temp.) A. L. W. Newth, CB.E., D.S.O., M.C., T .D . (2499), late Gloster R.

    London Gazette : 7 December 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37376/supplement/5933/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY.
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    Col. A. L. W. NEWTH, C.B.E., D.S.O. M.C.. T.D. 2499) ceases to draw pay from Army Funds, 7th Dec. 1945, and is granted the hon. rank of Brig.

    London Gazette : 4 January 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37419/supplement/233/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Col. A. L. W. NEWTH, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D. (2499), ceases to draw pay from Army Funds, 39th Dec. 1945, and is granted to hon. rank of Brig. (Substituted for the notifn. in Gazette (Supplement) dated 7th Dec. 1945.)

    London Gazette : 2 January 1948
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38165/supplement/70/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY.
    The undermentioned Cols. (Hon. Brigs.) to be Supern. to the Estab., 11th Apr. 1945: —
    A. L. W. NEWTH, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D. (2499).

    London Gazette : 13 February 1951
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39146/supplement/781/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY RESERVE OF OFFICERS.
    The undermentioned Cols. (T.A.) are transferred to the T.A. Res. of Offrs., 13th Feb. 1951: —
    (Hon. Brig.) A. L. W. NEWTH, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D. (2499) late Inf.

    London Gazette : 15 June 1951
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39258/supplement/3284/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to confer the award of the " Territorial Efficiency Decoration and 2 Clasps " upon the following officers:—
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    Col. (Hon. Brig.) A. L. W. NEWTH, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D., D.L. (2499), late Infantry.

    London Gazette : 11 March 1955
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/40427/supplement/1459/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL ARMY RESERVE OF OFFICERS.
    Col. (Hon. Brig.) A. L. W. NEWTH, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D., D.L. (2499), late Inf., retires having attained the age limit of liability to recall, 11th Mar. 1955.

    London Gazette : 6 April 1967
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/44283/supplement/3809/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Offrs. to relinquish their appointments as Honorary Colonels Army Emergency Reserve and Territorial Army in the Units shown, 31st Mar. 1967.
    WESSEX BRIGADE
    Col. (Hon. Brig.) A. L. W. NEWTH, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., T.D., J.P., D.L., 5th Battalion The Gloucester Regiment.
     
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