Matthews, Jack R.: Service no. 53357

Digitized Service Records

Source: See the photo below and this post for more details. his son, John R. Matthews served in the 18th Battalion with him.


Father to Jack Richards Matthews, reg. no. 54288, who served in the 18th Battalion as well and was killed in action July 9, 1917 at Bouvigny Wood. Related to the Hinscliffe family (James, Harold, Harry, and Samuel) who all served in the C.E.F.

Appears to have also gone under the forename John.

Source: Operation Picture Me via The 18th Battalion Facebook Group. London Free Press. November 3, 1916.
Hinscliffe 18th Battalion

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