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Regimental number352
Place of birthCockfield, Suffock, England
SchoolNot Known
Other trainingDuke of York, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHarveston, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMiss E. Matthews, 87 Howley Road, Croydon, Surrey, England
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSaddler
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular9th Lancers
FateKilled in Action 9 January 1917
Place of death or woundingRafa, Palestine
Age at death37
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 145), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns: Alfred and Elizabeth MATTHEWS. Native of Cockfield, Suffolk, England

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