Name and Rank
Captain WILLIAM FREDERICK MATTHEWS
Regiment & Unit/Ship
South Wales Borderers
Date of Death
Died 18 August 1918
Age 31 years old
Buried or commemorated at
Plot 5. Row D. Grave 3.
- Secondary Unit, Regiment attd. 1st Bn. East Lancashire Regiment
- Country of Service United Kingdom
- Additional Info Born at Tickhill, Yorks. Son of Maj. Norman H. Matthews, T.D., and Anna Mary Matthews, of Ashley, near Market Harborough. Also served in India and West Africa. The Headstone also bears the name of Capt. John B. Matthews, M.C., N. Staffordshire Regt. attd. Leicestershire Regt. Killed in action near Polygon Wood, 2nd Oct., 1917. Age 26 years.
- Personal Inscription ALSO HIS BROTHER CAPT. JOHN B. MATTHEWS MC. LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT KILLED IN ACTION, 2ND OCT. 1917