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Leonard MATTHEWS

Regimental number3438
Place of birthBirmingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJeweller
AddressKew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Matthews, Handsworth, Birmingham, England
Enlistment date14 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Date of death1 August 1957
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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