Biography

Death date: 02 April 1917
Death place: France
Final rank: Private
Service number: 5421 - First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Death: 02 April 1917
  • Unit: 56th Australian Infantry Battalion

Collection Items

Photograph

P05301.176

Studio portrait of 5421 Private Thomas William Bernard Matthews, 4th (later 56th) Battalion of Turramurra, NSW. Son of John Thomas and Caroline Matthews. A grocer's assistant prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Ceramic (A40) on 14 April 1916. He was killed in action on 2...

P05301.176

Timeline

Date of death 1917-04-02