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Matthew TUBMAN

Regimental number5104
Place of birthKeiraville, Wollongong, New South Wales
SchoolWollongong High School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
Address'Alma', Gray Street, Keiraville via Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Tubman, 'Alma', Gray Street, Keiraville via Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 23), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ruth TUBMAN, "Alma", Keiraville, Wollongong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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