Arthur James Matthews (19433)

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A Soldier of the Border Regiment
Remembered with Honour


Lonsdale Battalion Roll of Honour

Full Name Arthur James Matthews
Rank (highest) Company Sergeant Major
Service Number 19433
Battalion 11th Battalion (Lonsdale)
Regiment Border Regiment
Commands Held Captain / Commissioned 15th South Lancashire Regiment
Theatre(s) of War France and Flanders
Decorations Military Medal for his actions on 5 June, 1916, taking part in a night raid on the Leipzig Salient and the Bull’s Eye German trenches
Nationality English Flag of England.svg
Former Employment Police Constable
Residence(s) 28 Grove Terrace, Kentish Town, London
Casualty Type Commonwealth War Dead
Died 1 October 1918
Age 25 Years
Cause of Death d. / Home
Burial Type Grave
Reference Number 10177
Resting Place Battersea Rise Cemetery / Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Coordinates Map marker green 1.png Latitude: 51.45841 / Longitude: -0.17045
Commemorative Scroll Yes / click here
Newspapers Gazetted / S. Lan. R. Arthur James Matthews to be temp. Lt. 26 Jan. 1918 [1]
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  1. Gazetted, Arthur James Matthews Supplement to the London Gazette, 6 February, 1918. p.1717.