Stanley Hugh MATHESON

MATHESON, Stanley Hugh

Service Number: QX2713
Enlisted: 28 October 1939, Mackay, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Morgan, Queensland, 10 June 1909
Home Town: Yeppoon, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bridge Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, 31 May 1941, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Tobruk War Cemetery, Tobruk, Libya
Plot 5, Row L, Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kuttabul Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

28 Oct 1939: Enlisted Private, QX2713, Mackay, Queensland
28 Oct 1939: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, QX2713, 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
29 Oct 1939: Involvement Private, QX2713
5 May 1940: Embarked Private, QX2713, Embarked for Middle East
31 May 1941: Involvement Private, QX2713, 2nd/9th Infantry Battalion, Siege of Tobruk

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Duncan and Kathleen (Kate) Emma Matheson of Bluff, Queensland. Kathleen remarried and was known as Kathleen Scott