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Reuben George MATTHEWS

Reuben George MATTHEWS

Male 1895 - 1962  (67 years)

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  • Name Reuben George MATTHEWS 
    Born 27 Sep 1895 
    • Or 1891 - check this.
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes He wrote poetry. 
    Military Service Enlisted on 5th Aug 1915, private 4249 with the 5th Infantry Battalion, 13th Reinforcements (ref : Nominal Roll of the Australian Imperial Forces) 
    Occupation School teacher 
    Residence Surrey Hills Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Dec 1962 
    • There is some doubts about this date - check this.
    Person ID I-9052  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 

    Father George MATTHEWS,   b. Dec 1857, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1924, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship -499 
    Mother Ellen JEWELL,   b. 29 Oct 1860, Goolwa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1927, Mile End SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship -499 
    Married 25 Jul 1882  Narracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The wedding took place at the residence of Ellen's parents.
    Note George would have been 24 years old and Ellen was 21 years old.  
    Family ID F-499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eileen HARRIOTT OR SIMKIN,   b. 9 Jun 1894,   d. 14 Jun 1995  (Age 101 years) 
    Children of marriage They had 5 children in 7 years. 
    Residence Surrey Hills Victoria 
    Children 
     1. Ella MATTHEWS
     2. Reuben MATTHEWS
     3. Unknown MATTHEWS
     4. Unknown MATTHEWS
     5. Winifred ('Win') MATTHEWS,   b. 21 Jul 1928  []
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 16:41:28 
    Family ID F-2958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    W - George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert
    W - George Matthews & Ellen - family plaque placed in shearing shed at Bringalbert

  • Sources 
    1. [S-155] Reuben Matthews - ID 9059 - further evidence welcome, Reuben's notes are attached to this website.