Rifleman

Robert Matthews

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mrs. Jane Matthews, of Brixham, Devon, England. Born in England. Served in Egypt, 1916, and on the Western Front, 1916.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Casualty

Service Number: 
26/1154
Name:
Robert Matthews
Rank: 
Rifleman
Date of Birth:
Not known
Place of Birth: 
England
Next of Kin: 
Mrs J. Matthews (mother), Brixham, Devon, England
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Seaman
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service
Date of Death:
16 March 1921
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
05 February 1916
Transport:

HMNZT 42
HMNZT 43
HMNZT 44
Vessel:
Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
New Zealand
Robert Matthews
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