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Private Charles Matthews

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1892-02-22
Marital status: no data
Occupation (attested): crane operator
Occupation (normalized): Crane Driver (Bridge- or Gantry Crane, Jib-Crane, Tower-Crane or Mobile Crane).
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date of death: 1914-12-11
Cause of death: Accident

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 33217
Rank detail

Private, No. 2 Canadian Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).

Survived war: no

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 405515
LAC ID: 199288
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B6043-S042
Uploader's Notes: From 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance War Diary.Dec 11 1914 "Major Hardy reported from Lavington that Charles Matthews fell down an unused well during the discharge of his duty in that region.Dec 12 1914 "Charles Matthews body recovered from the well which was 226ft deep.Cabled Father and telegraphed Aunt.Dec 15 1914 "Funeral of Charles Matthews,to English church Tilshead at 2pm
Uploader's Research notes: From 2nd Canadian Field Ambulance War Diary.Dec 11 1914 "Major Hardy reported from Lavington that Charles Matthews fell down an unused well during the discharge of his duty in that region.Dec 12 1914 "Charles Matthews body recovered from the well which was 226ft deep.Cabled Father and telegraphed Aunt.Dec 15 1914 "Funeral of Charles Matthews,to English church Tilshead at 2pm

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2010-12-16