Robert Bryden MATTHEW

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MATTHEW, Robert Bryden

Service Number: 3406
Enlisted: 19 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 13 November 1894
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 4 September 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, National War Memorial (South Australia), Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

19 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3406, Keswick, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3406, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3406, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3406, 50th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE R. MATTHEW.

Mrs. R. A. Matthew, of 61, Ifould-street, Adelaide, has been notified that her son, Private Robert Matthew, was killed in France on September 4. He was 21 years of age. A brother, Private E. Matthew, is at the front." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 21 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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