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Edwin Harold MATHEWS

Regimental number2211
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNarrogin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, Mr Edwin Mathews, c/o Rev. B J Morris, Baptist Manse, Narrogin, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 January 1917
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, row E, Grave No. 39), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Louisa MATHEWS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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