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Robert John Matchett

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Matchett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41984 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 March 1888 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 38 Shelly Beach Road, St Mary Bay, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 J. Matchett (father), Birche's House, Portsdown, Ireland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41984 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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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  • Robert Matchett was the son of John Matchett, of Ballyhannon House, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Ireland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM III. E. 19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • My father was named after Robert John Matchett, he was his uncle. We will remember him.
    Public - Pamela - Other relative - 12 January 2020

Sources

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