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John William MATHEWS

Regimental number5895
Place of birthPort Augusta South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressNorseman, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louisa Lillian Mathews, Norseman, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of disease 23 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 133), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114

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