233199 Philip Franey MATTHEWS, MiD, Welsh Guards seconded to the 2 Hampshire Regiment

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    Second Lieutenant MATTHEWS, PHILIP FRANEY
    Service Number 233199
    Died 02/12/1942
    Aged 21
    Welsh Guards seconded to the 2nd Bn. Hampshire Regiment
    Mentioned in Despatches
    Son of Arthur M. Matthews, and of Gladys B. Matthews, of Mere, Wiltshire.
    Commemorated at MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL
    Location: Tunisia
    Number of casualties: 1956
    Cemetery/memorial reference: Face 14.
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2020
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    Personal Number: 233199
    Rank: Second Lieutenant
    Name: Philip Franey MATTHEWS
    Unit: Welsh Guards

    London Gazette : 19 May 1942
    The undermentioned Cadets to be 2nd Lts. and May 1942:—
    W. G'ds.
    Philip Franey MATTHEWS (233199).

    London Gazette : 8 November 1945
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field: —
    Foot Guards.
    W. G'ds.
    Lt. P. F. MATTHEWS (233199) (killed in action).
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2020

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