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Edward MATTHEWS

Regimental number17587
Place of birthAmerica
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Rowe, Channel View, Redruth, Cornwall, England
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll17597
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular*Number on RoHc is 17597
FateDied of disease 19 August 1918
Place of death or woundingNot Known
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 15), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs R. MATTHEWS, Rook Farm, South Carn Brea, Cornwall, England. Native of America

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