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Bert MATTHEWS

Regimental number3852
Date of birth15 November 1893
Place of birthWoolwich, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressClifton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Annie Matthews, Latrobe Terrace, Paddington, Queensland
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date29 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1944
Place of burialFawkner Crematorium, Melbourne.

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