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John Patrick Mathews

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Mathews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Matthews AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3646 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 January 1892 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 George Matthews (father), Avon Road, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3646 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John Mathews was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Mathews, of Nelson, New Zealand.

      Surname is recorded as Matthews on Nominal Roll, Mathews in all other references. AWMM
    • Lance Sergeant John Patrick Mathews was the brother of Private Peter Joseph Mathews (NZEF Service # 16484) - of the Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, Specialist Machine Gun Section, 15th Reinforcements NZEF - who died of wounds - on 5 October 1917 - at Passchendaele, Belgium - one day after John had been killed in action at Passchendaele - on 4 October 1917. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 14 December 2016 - Military File of John & Peter Mathews of Nelson, New Zealand.
      Also refer to Nelson Mail newspaper article 'Slain Brothers Finally United on War Memorial' : Nelson Mail; 24 April 2008.
    • For photographs (which may be) of Lance Sergeant John P. Mathews - refer to Nelson Museum Heritage Photograph Collection : Item ref # 93367; 93368; 93369 & 93372. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 12 May 2017 - Nelson Museum, New Zealand.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium 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
    • Panel 6, NZ Apse, Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Nelson Cenotaph, Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 30 October 2018 - on site

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      21: 21 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM

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14 December 2016JeniferWairarapa New ZealandResearcher
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