In Memory Of

MATTHEWS, NICHOLAS

Service Details
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
494
Rank:
Private
Unit:
3rd Regt.
Unit 2:
"C" Coy.
Regiment:
South African Infantry
Date of Death:
1916-04-03
Cause of Death:
Executed for murder, hanged
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
C. 3.
Cemetery:
ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Country:
Egypt
Additional Information
Cousin of Mrs. William Harvey, of Tregeseal, St. Just, Cornwall. Of the 346 British Commonwealth soldiers executed during WW1, Matthews was one of 5 South Africans, the crime was murder.