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Name and Rank

Captain WILLIAM FREDERICK MATTHEWS

Regiment & Unit/Ship

South Wales Borderers

1st Bn.

Date of Death

Died 18 August 1918

Age 31 years old

Buried or commemorated at

TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES

Plot 5. Row D. Grave 3.

France

  • 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

Buried or commemorated at