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Alfred George MATTHEWS

Regimental number5743
Place of birthWestern Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressSchool House Victoria Avenue, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Charlotte Matthews, School House Victoria Avenue, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Company AROD
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Maria MATTHEWS
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1933
Age at death62
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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