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Regimental number635
Place of birthBrighton Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrighton Junction, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Mathews, Brighton Junction, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDeceased 26 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Mary's Anglican Churchyard, Pontville, Tasmania. Parents: Charles H. (d. 11 April 1959, aged 81, bu. St Mary's) and Catherine (d. 21 May 1929, aged 60, bu. St Mary's) MATHEWS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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