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Walter Thomas MATTHIAS

Regimental number1714
Place of birthCharleville, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressWatson Street, Charleville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Matthias, Watson Street, Charleville, Queensland
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: CG219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other detailsWar service: Western Front Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 September 1935
Age at death42
Place of burialLamuria Farm, Kenya

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