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William John MATTHEWS

Regimental number3391
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, H Matthews, Greys Terrace, Oakey Park Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3391A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie MATTHEWS
Other details

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

Date of death10 January 1941
Age at death48
Place of burialBotany Crematorium, New South Wales

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