Regiment : B Company 1st Battalion Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
Service number : 36141
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 44 on 23rd July 1915
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium Panel 20.
Birthplace : Cirencester, Gloucestershire, resident Elmbridge, Droitwich, Worcestershire, enlisted Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Relatives : Son of George and Jane Matthews, of Cutnall Green; husband of Emily Matthews, of Shooter’s Wood, Cutnall Green, Droitwich, Worcestershire
Memorial : Elmley Lovett St Michael's Church WW1 War Memorial
Also appears on : Elmbridge St Mary's Church WW1 Memorial.
A photograph of Private Victor Matthews of Cutnall Green can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 28th August 1915, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Victor Matthews has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.