Frank Walter MATTHEWS

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MATTHEWS, Frank Walter

Service Number: 153
Enlisted: 18 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Barmedman, New South Wales, 1888
Home Town: Tullamore, Parkes, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mounted Policeman
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 17 September 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 9 Rev. J. Hearn officiated Headstone inscription reads: In memory of a loved husband G.Matthews & son Frank
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 153, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Sydney
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 153, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 153, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
17 Sep 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 153, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Elizabeth Kearney Matthews of Tullamore, NSW.

Husband of Sarah Gertrude Matthews of Barrington Street, Gloucester, NSW. Father of Frank Walter Matthews

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Meal, Victory Medal