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Pte 5000 / 400846 Thomas Matthewman
« on: February 09, 2020, 06:23:16 PM »
Pte 5000 / 400846 Thomas Matthewman
Pte Matthewman re-enlisted in 3rd KOYLI, 1194 on 15/5/1913.  He  had been a Reservist having served 4y with KOYLI from 1907 and previous service, including Boer War  from 1895.  Thomas was mobilised on 5/8/1914 and joined the BEF att to 2nd  KOYLI on 8/11/1914.  He  received GSW to L Shoulder in France on 28/11/1914 and returned Home on 4/12/1914 and went to Egypt on 17/2/1916.  Thomas was transferred to 1/10th Manchesters on 16/3/1916  and returned home on 11/9/1916. Posted to 3/10th Bttn, 45th Prov Bttn and finally 28th Bttn.
Thomas was discharged unfit from 28th Bttn on 22/2/1917, aged 40y 4m.  He had TB as “Result of active service due to exposure.”
He died at Home from Phthisis on 30/5/1919, aged 41.  Reg Rotherham Q2 1919 9e/698.
Thomas had married widow Annie Smith on 11/4/1919.  She lived at 4 Tusmore St, Rotherham. Step daughter Elsie May Smith B 1904. Pension awarded.
DC confirms cause of death. Of no Occupation - Army Pensioner.
Rotherham war memorial. Masbrough Independent Chapel Roll of Honour.
Buried Rotherham (Masbrough) Cemetery 3/6/1919. Plot not known.
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Re: Pte 5000 / 400846 Thomas Matthewman
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2020, 12:44:32 PM »
We need a copy of the Burial Register and Plot No for Thomas Matthewman at Rotherham (Masbrough) Cemetery.  Then review the presence and inscription of headstone.
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Re: Pte 5000 / 400846 Thomas Matthewman
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2020, 09:22:27 AM »
Masborough Cemetery, Section 3, Castle grounds F-276  Burial No 9225.
Credit IFCP.
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