Matthews, Arthur

BORN HULL 1891. SON OF FRED & MARY ELIZABETH MATTHEWS. (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS) A BOILER MAKER’S APPRENTICE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM, ON 03/11/1915 WITH A PHOTOGRAPH. IT REPORTS THAT PTE. MATTHEWS, WAS A BOMBER, WHO HIMSELF WAS KILLED BY A BOMB BLAST DURING A GERMAN ATTACK. HE WAS WOUNDED IN THE CHEST ON THE 8TH OCTOBER AND DIED OF WOUNDS LATER THAT DAY.
HIS DEATH WAS ALSO REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 06/11/1915, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. *
HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE CHILTERN STREET ROLL OF HONOUR. HE LEFT BROTHER CHARLES AND FRED MATTHEWS.


First name:
ARTHUR
Military Number:
12977
Rank:
Private
Date Died
08/10/1915
Place died:
Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
24
144 , CHILTERN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK