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Frank Walter MATTHEWS

Regimental number153
Place of birthBarmedman, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMounted police
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Kearney, Tullamore, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 17 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth MATTHEWS; husband ofj Sarah MATTHEWS, Barrington Street, Gloucester, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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