Captain WILLIAM KENNETH MATHEWSON (photo added)

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Rank Captain
Forenames WILLIAM KENNETH
Surname MATHEWSON (photo added)
Initials W K
Place of Birth DUNFERMLINE, FIFE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Monday, 17 February 1919
Date of Death Tuesday, 18 July 1944
Age 25
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 88244
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Armoured Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (11th Armoured Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location II. D. 9.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM GALBRAITH MATHEWSON, AND FRANCES GORDON MATHEWSON, OF EASTER BALGEDIE, FIFE.

Additional Information

 

 

Captain WILLIAM KENNETH MATHEWSON, undated.1

 

 

References
1. Photographs, Unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Alastair O'Riordan, nephew of Captain WILLIAM KENNETH MATHEWSON.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Alastair O'Riordan, nephew of Captain WILLIAM KENNETH MATHEWSON.
Additional photographs provided by: Alastair O'Riordan, nephew of Captain WILLIAM KENNETH MATHEWSON and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Alastair O'Riordan, nephew of Captain WILLIAM KENNETH MATHEWSON.

 

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What other people have said

North Queensferry, Fife

Colin Bain

Capt. Mathewson is remebered on North Queensferry War Memorial and NQ Heritage Trust are currently researching details

On Saturday, December 6, 2014
Etzgen/ Switzerland

Claudia Zumsteg

RIP Captain William Kenneth Mathewson, you and your comrades will never be forgotten!

On Friday, July 4, 2014
Ambleside/United Kingdom

Alastair O'Riordan

In Memoriam

On Monday, June 30, 2014