1898 Apr 25. Born Yorkshire
1901 census at 13, Clifton Street, Scarborough
1911 census at 3 Moorland Road Scarboro
1917 Sep 26. Welsh Regt. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.).
1918 Jun 20. He is in trouble. Welsh R. Temp. 2nd Lt. J. F. Newton to take rank and precedence in the Corps and in the Army as though his appt. as 2nd Lt. bore date the 20th day of June 1918.. He has lost 9 months seniority
1918 Aug 16 First posting overseas. From ADRIC entry this may have been to China HQ
1919 Dec 20. Welch R. Temp. 2nd Lt. J. F. Newton to be temp. Lt.
1920 Nov 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 982. Posted to I Coy. His father was at Albert Hotel, Scarborough.
1920 Dec 18. Promoted Section Leader.
1921 Jan 26. Struck of for Absence
1923 Jan 13. The undermentioned relinquish the rank of Lt. on enlistment in the ranks: — Lt. J. F. Newton (late temp. Lt., Welch E.).
1937 Theft charge
1939 Register Living at 83 Hampton Road , Scarborough with his wife Isabella. He is a paid ARP Warden
1982 Apr/Jun Died Scarborough