Myles Gibbons Matheson Unknown date of birth - 27 November 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number9797 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesMyles Gibbons AWMM SurnameMatheson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9797 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMSurfaceman AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMNew Zealand Railways OtautauNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr. E. Matheson (father)G.P.O. BoxOtautauNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number9797 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMInvercargillSouthlandSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMLytteltonChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMMDunera AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Myles Matheson was the son of Ewan Matheson and of Mary Lyon Matheson (nee Mirrielees), of Otautau, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death40 AWMM Date of death27 November 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave reference14. H. 7. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Myles Gibbons Matheson by laying a poppy. Kenneth Murdoch Matheson Leslie Matheson Myles Gibbons Matheson Neil Matheson Neil McLeod Matheson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Myles Gibbons Matheson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedPringle, D., Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copyhttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.htmlSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 122 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.