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Robert MATTHIAS

Regimental number4037
Place of birthPyrmont, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney
SchoolBirehgrone Public School, Balmain, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWharf labourer
Address14 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R Matthias, 14 Darling Road, Balmain, East Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Annie MATTHIAS, 176 Darling Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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