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Victor Charles MATTHEWS

Regimental number4167
Place of birthPortsmouth, England
SchoolMilitary School
Age on arrival in Australia17.6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBallina PO, Ballina, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Matthews, 30 Canterbury Road, Brixton, London, England
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular* Spelt Mathews on the RoHc
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row A, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Goerge and Fanny MATHEWS, 30 Canterbury Road, Brixton, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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