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William Veale MATTHEWS

Regimental number1990
Place of birthMerrylands New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E R Matthews, Mary Lodge, Fairfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919

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