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David James MATCHETT

Regimental number7267
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOverseer
AddressCronulla, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 10.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Matchett, Fairlie, Orient Avenue, Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 May 1919
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 24 April 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll85723
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Fate incorrectly listed on Nominal Roll as killed in action.

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