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About Thomas Matthews

Date of Birth
Q4 1889

Service Number
16727

Birth Place
Stanhope, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
Richard Matthews born abt 1862 and Mary Hannah Jacques born abt 1869 died Q2 1894. Married Q3 1889 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Margaret J born abt 1892, (stepsister) Alice born abt 1896, (stepson) Joseph born abt 1898

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Durham Light Infantry, Previous 13th Durh. L.I. 16727. Pte., 13th Durh. L.I. 16727.

Rank
Private

Medals
1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Coal Miner Putter

Campaigns
France and Italy

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 East Lane Stanhope, Durham, England 1901 Scattered Houses, Low Shotton, Durham, England 1911 Low Shotton, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
Father married Elizabeth Ann Dixon born abt 1857. Married Q1 1895 Teesdale, Durham, England

- Research by BE