Myles Gibbons Matheson Unknown date of birth - Died 27 November 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number9797 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMSurfaceman AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMNew Zealand Railways Otautau, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr. E. Matheson (father), G.P.O. Box, Otautau, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number9797 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMInvercargill, Southland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMLyttelton, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMM2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMMDunera AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM 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 Death About death Contribute › Age at death40 AWMM Date of death27 November 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM Grave reference14. H. 7. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.