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Regimental number1094
Place of birthBendoc, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, John Matthews, Bendoc, Victoria
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Anzac Light Horse
FateDeceased 8 January 1918
Place of death or woundingTidworth England
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Plot A, Section Roman Catholic, Grave No. 57), North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rebecca MATTHEWS
Family/military connectionsPTE, RG Matthews, BR, and PTE, H Matthews, BR, AIF

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