Roll of Honour Alexander Robert Matheson

Service number 578
Rank Trooper
Unit 12th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 19 April 1917
Place of Death Palestine
Cause of Death Killed in action
Place of Association Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Gaza War Cemetery, Gaza, Israel
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Alexander Robert Matheson's name is located at panel 8 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Alexander Robert Matheson's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sat 05 August 2023 at 12:04am
  • Tue 17 October 2023 at 9:31pm
  • Sun 25 February 2024 at 10:10pm
  • Thu 11 April 2024 at 8:56pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.