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Regimental number570
Place of birthCairns, Queensland
SchoolCairns State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKurrawang, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Donald Matheson, Marble Bar, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War, W.A. Contingent 1899-1902.
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Jane MATHESON. Native of Cairns, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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