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William Nelson Matthews

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Gravestone, Karori Cemetery (photo Paul F. Baker) - No known copyright restrictions

Gravestone, Karori Cemetery (photo Paul F. Baker) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Nelson AWMM
  • Surname
    Matthews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17601 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 July 1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    19 July 1893 Public - Charlotte - Direct descendant - 23 March 2017 - History written by his oldest son, Keith Taylor Matthews
  • Place of birth
    Riverby Farm, Rapaura, Marlborough Public - Charlotte - Direct descendant - 23 March 2017 - History written by his oldest son, Keith Taylor Matthews
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Lawyer Public - Charlotte - Direct descendant - 23 March 2017 - History written by his oldest son, Keith Taylor Matthews
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • C. Matthews (father), Rapaura, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
    • Margaret March (mother) Public - Charlotte - Direct descendant - 23 March 2017 - History written by his oldest son, Keith Taylor Matthews
  • Relationship status
    Married in 1920 Public - Charlotte - Direct descendant - 23 March 2017 - History written by his oldest son, Keith Taylor Matthews

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17601 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
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • For a photograph that may be of Gunner William N. Matthews refer to Nelson Museum Heritage Photograph Collection (Item ref # 97365). Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 23 February 2017 - Nelson Museum.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 January 1938 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 March 2017Charlotte Wellington New ZealandDirect descendant
23 February 2017JeniferWairarapa New ZealandResearcher

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