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Matthew TREWHELLA

Regimental number4615
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address40 Wright Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, M Trewhella, 40 Wright Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Discharge date21 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 29 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 April 1927
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, TREWHELLA Matthew

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