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Eric Lancelot MATTHEWS

Regimental number102
Place of birthNorth Sydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address31 Cecil Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, B Matthews, Swansea 31 Cecil Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 September 1915
Date of death2 May 1919
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialFremantle Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot AA, Grave No. 1675), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of B. MATTHEWS. Native of North Sydney

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