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William Thomas MATTHEWS

Regimental number29547
Place of birthToodyay Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressToodyay, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs M M Matthews, 278 King Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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