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William Ernest MATTHEWS

Regimental number5124
Place of birthForge Creek Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPolice constable
AddressCaboolture, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Matthews, Caboolture, Queensland
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917

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