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Henry MATSON

Regimental number5655
Place of birthFinland Russia
ReligionLutheran
OccupationLabourer
AddressTerang PO, Terang, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Christina Matson, 14 Morrah Street, Parkville, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Date of death24 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialCooburg Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Row 5, Grave No. 165C), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs C. MATSON, 164 Nicholson Street, East Brunswick, Victotria. Native of Finland, Russia. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.

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