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William Matthews

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Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th Contingents, (photo J. Halpin September 2011) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Matthews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mathews AWMM
  • Service number
    3631 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 Glen-iti, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Samuel Matthews (father), Glen-iti, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Presumed drowned crossing Caledon River at Wesseldale near Wepener, Orange River Colony 27 September 1901.

    Surname is recorded as Matthews in Nominal Roll of Sixth Contingent, as Mathews in Archives New Zealand

    Auckland Museum Boer War " The Second Boer War Veterans" Display. Display item is a framed copy of the Roll of Honour of the 6 Contingent. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1901 AWMM
    Caledon RiverSouth 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
    Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      1901. H.6. Nominal Roll AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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