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Roy Preston MATSON

Regimental number668
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o E Matson, Forrest Avenue, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Matson, Forrest Avenue, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 5), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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