Regiment : 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 14585
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 23 on 16th June 1915
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 34.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Matthews, 7 Lowesmoor Terrace, Lowesmoor Worcester
Memorial : Worcester St Clements Church
Also appears on : Worcester Guildhall as J. Matthews. Possibly on Worcester St Paul's Church as J. Matthews. Possibly on Worcester St Matthew's Church as John Matthew.
A photograph of Private J.H. Matthews can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 10th July 1915 and Saturday 20th May 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.
John Matthews has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.