Born in Nantwich, Cheshire in 1876.
Matthew was boarding in Newtown Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire and working as a slaughter man prior to enlisting in August 1914.
Regiment : 3rd Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 7721
Enlisted with the 3rd Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry in Whitchurch, Shropshire August 1914
Died of Illness in the United Kingdom 24th October 1914 Age 43