Henry Simpson Newland
|Henry Simpson Newland|
Newland in c.1932
24 November 1873|
Kensington, South Australia
|Died||13 November 1969(aged 95)|
|Service/branch||Citizens Military Force
Australian Imperial Force
|Years of service||1907–1910
|Unit||Australian Army Medical Corps|
|Battles/wars||First World War|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches
As president of the Australian War Service League he was active in promoting selective conscription and martial law during the Second World War.
The Henry Simpson Newland Prize is named in his honour. The medal was first awarded by the Federal Council of the British Medical Association in Australia, and since 1956, by the Australian Medical Association.
He is commemorated by a plaque on the Jubilee 150 Walkway.
- Grandfather: Ridgway William Newland
- Father: Simpson Newland
- Brother: Victor Marra Newland
- Brother: Phil Newland
- Hicks, N. and Leopold, E. Newland, Sir Henry Simpson (1873–1969), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 11, Melbourne University Press, 1988, pp 8–9.
- Serle, Percival (1949). "Newland, Simpson". Dictionary of Australian Biography. Sydney: Angus and Robertson.
- Pearn, J. H. The heritage of the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps in bronze
- Sir Henry Simpson Newland, South Australian Medical Heritage Society Inc
- Newland House, 80 Brougham Place, North Adelaide, South Australian Medical Heritage Society Inc
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