Matthews, Lawrence: Service no. 775828

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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

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

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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.

“KILLED IN ACTION” Whilst in the trenches South West of Vimy, he was killed by enemy shell fire.

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