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Harold James Cecil MATTHEWS

Regimental number3609
Place of birthMaitland New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressTelarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Ellen Edwards, Bridge Street, Telerah, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Infantry
Enlistment date2 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 February 1988

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