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About George Matthews

Date of Birth
Q4 1878

Service Number
4804, 26652

Birth Place
Teesdale, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
James Matthews born abt 1856 and Mary Ann Hugill born abt 1859. Married Q2 1878 , Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Sarah A born abt 1881, Edith born abt 1883, Mary born abt 1885, Rose H born abt 1887, Jim born 16 January 1890, Lilly born abt 1892, Maggie born abt 1893, Minnie born abt 1895, Ethal born abt 1898

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Durham Light Infantry, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Rank
Private

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1901 Gardener (Domestic)

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 8 New Raby, Staindrop, Durham, England 1901 128 Carr Road, Nelson, Lancashire, England (Boarder)

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
Silver Badge Discharged 16 April 1919 (wounded). Was severely wounded - lost a foot

- Research by BE