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Regimental number6901A
Place of birthArgyleshire, Scotland
SchoolSurrey Hills State School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia7
AddressCamberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, H Matheson, Bowen Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Victorian Scottish Regiment.
Enlistment date14 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6901
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death39.11
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 19), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Jessie MATHESON, "Dunoornie", Bowen Street, Camberwell, Victoria
Family/military connectionsA Brother served.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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