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Joseph Ernest MATTHEWS

Regimental number31084
Place of birthPreston Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool buyer
Address16 Stanley Avenue, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs T Matthews, 'Earlston', Wahroonga, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 23
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 19 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919

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