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John William MATHEWS

Regimental number1847
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWireweaver
Address20 Gunn Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Mathews, 20 Gunn Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919

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