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Eric Shields MATHEWS

Regimental number2436
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressRiverstone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Mathews, Riverstone, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
89
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Patrick and Fanny MATHEWS. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales

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