MATHESON, Neil 12/939

MATHESON, Neil 12-939 AWNS_19150715_p040_i008_b (Custom)Joined up in August 1914 and travelled to Egypt, and served at Gallipoli.  He was hospitalised with illness twice and was wounded twice: in June and July 1915.  He was invalided to New Zealand in August 1915 and discharged.  He later married and had a family.

Sources:
Photo: Auckland Weekly News 15 July 1915.
Army personnel file, Archives New Zealand.