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Ernest MATTHEWS

Regimental number1406
Place of birthChesham, Bucks, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address14 Derby Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Matthews, 14 Derby Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row D, Grave No. 10), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William MATTHEWS; husband of Mary MATTHEWS, Her Majesty's Cafe, Bourke Street, Melbourne

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