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Gerald Wilfred Matthews

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 493 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 493 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerald Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Matthews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/596 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1894 AWMM KaitaiaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.B. Matthews (mother), Kaitaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/596 AWMM
  • Military service
    Trooper with the Maunganui Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Rheumatic fever AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 6 May 1916 AWMM
    Medically unfit for active service AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mother's maiden name Subritzky

    Gerald Matthews was six feet tall, with fair complexion, brown hair and blue eyes.

    He arrived in Egypt on 4 December 1914.

    He became ill on 22 May 1915 at "Field Ambulance" ANZAC Cove and was taken by Hospital Ship (HS), Dunluce Castle to Mundros. Being medically unfit for further active service he was returned to New Zealand (RTNZ) on HS Willochia 29 September 1915-31 October 1915 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 March 1940 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 493 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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