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World War 2 - Memorial

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Edwin James Matthews

Date of Birth 1st. Qtr. 1913 Place of Birth Birkenhead
Date of Death 9th. June 1944 Age at Death 31
Father Frederick Harold Matthews Mother Amy Louise Matthews (Lampard)
Parents Married Place Steyning, Sussex Parents Married Date 1st. Qtr. 1912
Wife Cora Meher Matthews (Tuback)
Married Place Birkenhead Married Date 3rd. Qtr. 1940
Started BI Left BI Summer 1929 (Atkin)
Regiment King's (Liverpool) Regiment Unit 5th. Battalion
Service Number 3777472 Rank Corporal
Cemetery Hermanville War Cemetery, France Grave Location 1. K. 16
Commemorated Memorial Location
Notes  - 2nd Prize Form Vb, Easter 1928. Awarded School Certificate Christmas 1928. Matriculated Summer 1929. Prize for Drawing Christmas 1929. Examination Results - Letter of Success July 1931. Secretary to the Debating Society.

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