NEWBY, Kenneth

Known as: 
Ken
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
46RM Commando
Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X108552
Born: 
Saturday, February 2, 1918
Birthplace: 
Mixbury, Oxfordshire
Died : 
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Age: 
95
Ken Newby 46 Commando
Corporal Kenneth Newby was wounded 24 July 1944 during operations at Sallenelles, France.
A serving Metropolitan Police Officer, he volunteered for the Commandos as one of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Constable residing in Gilmour House Police Section House, Renfrew Road, Lambeth. Post war he resumed his Police duties retiring with the rank of Inspector.
 
Sources
[1] The Story of 46 RM Commando produced in 1946 for veterans, author Capt. P.K.W. Johnson 46RM Cdo.
[2] The 1939 Register covering Lambeth
[3] [Image] His daughter Mary Newby.
 
Notes
Rank shown as in [1] and [2]. Seen in Gallery as Sergeant.
 

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