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Ernest MATTHEWS

Regimental number8055
Place of birthNewport Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMaster quarryman
Address49 Schutt Street, Newport, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Henry Matthews, 49 Schutt Street, Newport, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919

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