Private Charles Edward Matthews

Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Died: Saturday 26 September 1914 (aged 25)

Connected records

Record:
MATTHEWS, CHARLES EDWARD
Additional information:
Son of Ambrose and Catherine Matthews, of Earl St. Vincent Inn, Egloshayle, Wadebridge, Cornwall.
Cemetery:
BRAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
B. 10. (Sp. Mem.).
Country:
France

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

Name recorded:
Matthews, Charles Edward
Memorial:
The Beacon (WMR 50824)
Location:
, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Matthews, C E
Memorial:
Epsom Post Office Roll of Honour- WW1 (WMR 51842)
Location:
Epsom, Surrey
Name recorded:
Matthews, C E
Memorial:
Penarth (WMR 6703)
Location:
Penarth, South Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Matthews, C E
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Church, Rusholme- Lychgate (WMR 18497)
Location:
Rusholme, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Matthews, C E
Memorial:
Men Of Egloshayle (WMR 52998)
Location:
Egloshayle, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Matthews, C E
Memorial:
Wadebridge Town Hall (WMR 9266)
Location:
Wadebridge, Cornwall

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Name:
Lance Corporal Matthews
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Sep 1914
Diary:
2 DIVISION: `B' Squadron 15 Hussars (page 44)
Name:
Captain J H Matthews
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
30 Sep 1914
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 9 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. (page 34)