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Matthew Lance EVANS

Regimental number7006
Place of birthClifton Hill, Victoria
SchoolSpensley Street State School, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPicture framer
Address302a Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, L H Evans, 302A Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieut in Cadets, 52 Area, South Melbourne, Victoria.
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lance Hill and Mary EVANS, 302A Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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