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Leslie George MATTHEWS

Regimental number130
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolKiama Public School
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBombo, Kiama, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Honnor, Bombo, Kiama, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular*Spelt Mathews on the RoHc
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death26 July 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 21), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary HONNER (formerly MATHEWS) and the late Thomas MATHEWS, Kiama, New South Wales. Native of Goulburn, New South Wales

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