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Roland John MATTHEWS

Regimental number6865
Place of birthLea End, Alvechurel, Birmingham, England
Place of birthAlvechurch, Hereford, England
SchoolNorthfield National School, Birmingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressJunee Road, Temora, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Matthews, Pool Bank, Copton North Fields Birmingham, England
Enlistment date11 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 January 1918
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialAlvechurch (St. Lawrence) Churchyard, Hereford and Worcester
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Mary MATTHEWS, Poolbank, Cofton, Northfield, Birmingham
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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