Private William James Matthews

Grenadier Guards

Died: Tuesday 30 November 1915 (aged 30)

Connected records

Record:
MATTHEWS, WILLIAM JAMES
Additional information:
Husband of Ella Matthews, of Joyce Villa, Green Tye, Much Hadham, Herts. Native of Hatfield Heath, Harlow, Essex.
Cemetery:
RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. G. 33.
Country:
United Kingdom

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

The regimental War Diaries are held at The UK National Archives and as of April 2020 have been made available for free download*. They are the official unit war diaries for the British Army that contain records of daily activities, including casualties. They are not personal diaries.
* you will need to register for an account and login to get access to the downloads. When following the link from any record be sure to make a note of the page number. You will then have to download the full diary in pdf format and search for the respective page and hence entry.

Name:
Major Matthews
Context:
returned_leave
Date:
26 Nov 1915
Diary:
1 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 104 (Mhow) Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 99)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Matthews
Context:
other
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 14 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Diary for Sept 1916 transferred to WO 95/1579, 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for Aug 1914-Aug 1915 reported missing 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for 6th Battalion Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment for May-Dec 1915, (page 573)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Matthews
Context:
combat
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 14 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Diary for Sept 1916 transferred to WO 95/1579, 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for Aug 1914-Aug 1915 reported missing 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for 6th Battalion Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment for May-Dec 1915, (page 572)
Name:
Lance Corporal Matthews
Context:
other
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 85)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Matthews
Context:
combat
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 14 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Diary for Sept 1916 transferred to WO 95/1579, 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for Aug 1914-Aug 1915 reported missing 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for 6th Battalion Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment for May-Dec 1915, (page 575)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Matthews
Context:
other
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 14 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Diary for Sept 1916 transferred to WO 95/1579, 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for Aug 1914-Aug 1915 reported missing 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for 6th Battalion Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment for May-Dec 1915, (page 559)
Name:
Corporal Matthews
Context:
other
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 19 Hussars (page 85)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Matthews
Context:
combat
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 14 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Diary for Sept 1916 transferred to WO 95/1579, 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for Aug 1914-Aug 1915 reported missing 20 Jan 1998 Diaries for 6th Battalion Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment for May-Dec 1915, (page 575)
Name:
Second Lieutenant B C Matthews
Context:
departed_training
Date:
28 Nov 1915
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Royal Scots. (page 228)
Name:
Captain R C Matthews
Context:
author
Date:
30 Nov 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 1 Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (page 145)