Oliver Broughton MATHEWS


MATHEWS, Oliver Broughton

Service Number: 2699
Enlisted: 16 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, 29 June 1889
Home Town: Crystal Brook, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 13 September 1918, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot V, Row C, Grave 2
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Crystal Brook District WW1 Roll of Honour, Wandearah East Broughton Plains Region War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2699, 50th Infantry Battalion
23 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2699, 50th Infantry Battalion
23 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2699, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Melbourne, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Oliver Broughton MATHEWS was born in Port Pirie, South Australia on 29th June 1889

His parents were Charles William MATHEWS & Ann RIVETT