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Mathew Lindsay WAY

Regimental number1751
Place of birthCurramulka, South Australia
SchoolCurramulka Public School, South Australia
OccupationFarm assistant
AddressCurramulka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellena Mary Way, Curramulka, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Place of burialFavreuil British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John N and Eleanor M WAY.
Family/military connectionsCousin: Gunner Williams
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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