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Leonard Vere MATTHEWS

Regimental number52328
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCivil servant
AddressLongley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, T H Matthews, Longley, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date30 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 3 (WA) and (TAS) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA14 Euripides on 1 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Ellen Mary MATTHEWS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 November 1940
Age at death42
Place of burialLongley Cemetery, Tasmania

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