Digitized Service Record
Source: April 1917 casualty.
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Photo of Lawrence Mathews – Caption (pg. 377): Soldiers of Peel Who Lost Their Lives During the Great War. Author – William Perkins Bull. “From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930.” Toronto, 1935. Source: CVWM
From left to right: Reginald “Paddy” Brown, Lawrence Matthews, Wilbert McCaffrey and Arthur Douglas of Caledon, Ontario. (Donna Davies, Peter Elms and Murray Hesp.) Source: http://greatwaralbum.ca/Great-War-Album/About-the-Great-War/Life-on-the-Front-Lines/Lawrence-Mathews
“KILLED IN ACTION” Whilst in the trenches South West of Vimy, he was killed by enemy shell fire.