Regimental Number: 513027; 316118
Rank: Acting Sergeant; Flight Cadet
Branch: Canadian Army Service Corps; Royal Air Force
Newton was born in Lindsay, Ontario on July 9, 1891. On August 6, 1916 he filed on SW 3-71-8-W6; two months later, he enlisted in the Canadian Army. He was struck off strength on October 25, 1918 in order to become a flight cadet in the Royal Air Force. Newton proved up and received the title for his land in 1922.
Sources: Along the Wapiti p. 407