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Owen Raymond MATTHEWS

Regimental number2525
Place of birthTallangatta, Victoria
SchoolBullish State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Matthews, Bullioh, Tallangatta, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Albury Cadets
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Brigade Ammunition Column
FateDied of disease 18 March 1915
Place of death or woundingNot Known
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 25), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Paretns; George and Jane MATTHEWS, Tallangatta, Victoria

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