Matthews, John (Jack)
Regiment: Royal Air Force
Rank: Air Mechanic 3rd Class
Regimental Number: 115846
Date of Enlisting: 16.2.1917
Date of death: Not known
UK Cemetery/Memorial: St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour
Jack enlisted on 16th February 1917 with the Royal Air Force Regimental Number 115846. He was initially listed as a batman and later trained as an Air Mechanic. Jack was based at Old Sarum Airfield. He survived the war and was discharged on 11th April 1919. It is not known when Jack died.
He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.
Date of Birth: 1st quarter 1899
Birth Place: Willian, Hertfordshire
Marriage: Not known
Jack was the eldest son of James and Alice Annie (nee Worbey) Matthews, born in the 1st quarter 1899 at Willian, Hertfordshire. By the age of six James and his family were living in Ashwell, Hertfordshire where he was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School.
It is not known whether Jack married or had children nor when he died.
|Birth Place:||Willian, Hertfordshire|
|Death Date:||Not known|
|Rank:||Air Mechanic 3rd Class|
|Regiment:||Royal Air Force|
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Not known|