We remember Donald Matheson

We remember Donald Matheson

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
sibling John Matheson Source:8500062 1st December 1890
1892
sibling Angus Matheson Source:8500062 1892
1894
sibling Christina Ann Matheson Source:8500062 29th December 1894
1896
birth 15 Gravir (Grabhair) Loch, Isle of Lewis United Kingdom Source:8499591 21st October 1896
1899
sibling Mary Matheson Source:8500062 1899
1900
sibling Murdina Matheson Source:8500062 1900
1914
enlistment Isle of Lewis United Kingdom Source:8505570 9th March 1914
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8505563 25th April 1915 - 28th September 1915
1915
hospitalisation Rheumatic fever Hospital/Institution Source:8505570 25th September 1915 - 5th March 1916
1916
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8505563 29th January 1916 - 3rd August 1916
1916
theatres Balkans :2 Source:8505563 5th August 1916 - 5th February 1919
1916
hospitalisation Malaria Hospital/Institution Source:8505570 29th September 1916 - 19th November 1916
1917
appointments Signaller Source:8505570 26th August 1917
1919
hospitalisation Puenomia following Influenza Hospital/Institution Source:8505570 2nd January 1919 - February 1919
1919
discharge Source:8505574 8th April 1919
1919
awards Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration Source:8500206 3rd June 1919
1919
awards Greek Military Cross Third Class Other War Service Award Source:7903108 21st August 1919
1927
marriage Marion Grant Source:7903094 24th February 1927 - 5th August 1949
1927
marriage Marion Grant Source:7903094 24th February 1927 - 5th August 1949
1930
children Shelia Elizabeth Matheson Source:7903094 27th April 1930
1940
events Home Guard Membership Organisation Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8499911 May 1940 - December 1944
service British Army Siglr 301443 Royal Garrison Artillery 4th Highland (Mountain) Brigade Source:8499812
1949
death Not War Related Heart attack, at the Olton Services Club. I was once told that it was a consequence of rheumatic fever contracted during his war service. Olton, Solihull, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:7903088 5th August 1949
sibling Duncan Matheson Source:8499591
sibling Andrew Matheson Source:8499591
sibling Kenny Matheson Source:8499591
service British Army Gunner 301443 Royal Garrison Artillery Source:2966878

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Donald
Initials D
Last Name Matheson
Source 2966878
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 301443 Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner
British Army 301443 Royal Garrison Artillery 4th Highland (Mountain) Brigade Siglr
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Greek Military Cross Third Class Other War Service Award
Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Shelia Elizabeth Matheson daughter 27th April 1930
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabella Matheson, nee McFarlane mother
Andrew Matheson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Duncan Matheson brother
Andrew Matheson brother
Kenny Matheson brother
Christina Ann Matheson sister 29th December 1894
Murdina Matheson sister 1900
Mary Matheson sister 1899
Angus Matheson brother 1892
John Matheson brother 1st December 1890
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marion Grant wife 24th February 1927
Marion Grant wife 24th February 1927

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription Selena49658
Medal Index Cards Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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Herridean Connections Don61251

Multimedia

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Death Certificate Don61251
Banns of Marriage Don61251
Certificate of Marriage Don61251
Share Certificate of The Olton Services Club Don61251
Medal found in the papers of his wife, Marion Don61251
Madal found in the papers of his wife, Marion Don61251
Medal found in the papers of his wife, Marion Don61251
Medal found in the papers of his wife Marion. Don61251
Medal found in the papers of his wife Marion. Don61251
Glasgow Evening News F.C. 1922-3 Don61251
Greek Military Cross. Third Class. Don61251
Greek Military Cross. Third Class Don61251
Meritorious Service Medal Don61251
Discharge document. Don61251
Birth certificate Don61251
Victory Star Award Don61251
Home Guard Service Don61251
Home Guard Badge Don61251
Royal Warwickshire Cap Badge Don61251
The Matheson Family Don61251
1901 Census Don61251
Medal Card Don61251
Medal card Don61251
Medal Card Don61251
Donald Matheson Don61251
A memoir of Donald Matheson Don61251
From his Service Record Don61251
Casuality form - Active Service Don61251
From Service Record Don61251
Taken from Gael Force on Gallipoli by Colin Scott Don61251
Nicholson Institute 1914 Football Team Don61251

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