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Royston Oliver Carr MATTHEWS

Regimental number29
Place of birthBlackwood South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWireless operator
AddressAmalgamated Wireless Ltd, 97 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G W A Matthews, Jamestown, South Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Signal Troop (1st Light Horse Brigade)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll68th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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