Corporal Ronald Henry MATTHEWS

Service No: 135356
Born: Armidale NSW, 28 April 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 June 1943
Unit: Station Headquarters, Tocumwal NSW
Died: Drowned, Murray River, 14 December 1943, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Tocumwal General Cemetery NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Henry and Elizabeth May Matthews, of Broadmeadow
Roll of Honour: Broadmeadow NSW
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 14 December 1943, Corporal Matthews, a Service Policeman, downed while attempting to swim across the Murray River at Tocumwal.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/27/300

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