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Walter Gibbons MATTHEWS

Regimental number1252
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
Address11 Batman Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs W G Matthews, 11 Batman Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name is Gibbon on photocopy
Date of death1 August 1947
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery

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