We remember Edwin Matthews

We remember Edwin Matthews

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8857540 Source:4988808 1881
1899
enlistment Source:6982541 July 1899
1901
awards Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award Source:7646835 1st April 1901
1902
awards Kings South Africa medal Other War Service Award Source:7646835 1st October 1902
1915
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:6982540 18th June 1915
1915
death Killed in Action Wounds related to the action that resulted in the award of his DCM 10 days earlier? On Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220 on the Helles Memorial Gallipoli Peninsula Turkey Source:6178950 Source:4988808 28th June 1915
employment Traffic Department London and North Western Railway Source:6178950
service Private South Wales Borderers Source:4988808
service Private South Wales Borderers Source:6178950
service Private South Wales Borderers Source:7646835
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4988808 13th August 1914 - text
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:4988808 25th April 1915 - text

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edwin
Initials E
Last Name Matthews
Source 4988808
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 6201 South Wales Borderers Private
British Army 6201 South Wales Borderers Private
British Army 6201 South Wales Borderers Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Kings South Africa medal Other War Service Award
Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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WWI Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations Transcription Keith1947
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith1947
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Keith1947
Medal Index Cards Transcription Keith1947
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected by 
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Dave355
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 Keith1947
Boer War medal rolls for South Wales Borderers Keith1947

Multimedia

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QSA and KSA medals Keith1947

Stories

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