John Patrick AWMM
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WWI 10/3646 AWMM
5 January 1892 AWMM AWMM
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WW1 George Matthews (father), Avon Road, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
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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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- 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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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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- The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
|14 December 2016||Jenifer||Wairarapa New Zealand||Researcher||
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