Petty Officer Rupert William Matthews

Royal Navy, HMS Victory

Died: Sunday 30 May 1915 (aged 30)

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Record:
MATTHEWS, RUPERT WILLIAM
Additional information:
Son of Thomas and the late Caroline Matthews; husband of Mrs. F. Matthews, of 733, Hamilton St., Vancouver, British Columbia.
Cemetery:
FELPHAM (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD
Cemetery/memorial reference:
In South-East corner.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Sergeant Matthews
Context:
joined
Date:
31 May 1915
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 19 Field Ambulance (page 170)
Name:
Private P A Matthews
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
31 May 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 1/5 Battalion City of London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) (page 644)