Ernest Matthews

First Name:  Ernest 
Initials: 
Surname:  Matthews 
DOB:  Circa 1883 
Age:  33 
Birth Town:  Deptford, S.E. 
Resided Town:  Greenwich, S.E. 
Nationality:  British 
Date of Death:  04/10/1916 
Fate:  Killed in Action 
Information:  Parents: John and Charlotte Matthews; husband of Emily Jane Matthews, of 9, Fant Lane, Maidstone.  Emily was baptised as an adult on 20th April 1906. They were married in 1906 and had 3 children:  George Ernest, Ernest John and Kate Louise. George and Ernest were baptised at St Michael’s on 15th  June 1915. 
Rank:  Private 
Service Number:  G/5211 
Duty Location:  France And Flanders 
Campaign Medals:  Victory Medal
British War Medal Memorial Death Plaque Of WWI 
Service:  British Army 
Regiment:  Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 
Battalion:  7th Battalion 
Commemorated:  Britain on the Remembrance Board at the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Maidstone
Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval Grave Reference 111 F. 3.