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Regimental number11359
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolFolk Street Public School, Balmain,NSW
Addressc/o J F M Laughlin, "Tyneside", Gundagai, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs B K Mattew, 'Bundoran', Kurrawa Avenue, Coogee, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Diana MATTHEW; husband of Mrs B. MATTHEW, Kurrawa Avenue, Coogee, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsPTE Alexander Matthew, BR, KIA
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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