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Roy Marden Howard Matthews

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Marden Howard AWMM
  • Surname
    Matthews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 972 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Lillian Mary Matthews (m), Moora Avenue, Prospect, South Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 972 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 8 March 1915 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with the 23rd Australian Battalion. Son of Lillian Mary Matthews, of Moora Avenue, Prospect, South Australia, and the late William Pannell Matthews. Native of Roxburgh, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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