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Samuel Leonard Mathews

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  M_026. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel M_026. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Mathews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20760 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
    Unknown AWMM 12 Bungalow Avenue, Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Mathews (father), 12 Bungalow Avenue, Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20760 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Samuel Mathews was the son of James Mathews and of Jane Mathews (nee Cann), of Atautau, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa 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
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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