No.5824640, Private, Arthur MATTHEWS
1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Arthur Matthews was born in 1910 (3rd qtr 1910 Maldon 4a;756) son of Charles and Hannah MATTHEWS (née ANDREWS).
1911 census...Aged 7 months he was at Sheepcoates Cottages, Great Totham, Essex with his father Charles MATTHEWS  farm labpourer born Lavenham; his mother Hannah  bron Cockfield; brothers Fredserick  born Lavenham, William  born Alpheton, Frank  born Sudbury, Charles  born Alpheton and Sydney  born Totham; sister Elsie  born Alpheton. The record actually shows Charles junior as the same age as Arthur and yet born in separate places. The GRO records however have Charles born in 1905
In the 1939 register his widowed mother and his brother Frank, invalid uncle Arthur Andrews, were at Shop Hill, Alpheton
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