James Mathers

Military Information

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  • Service no: 90852
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 65th Field Ambulance
  • Place of Death: Prisoner of War Camp Hospital, Darmstadt, Germany
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  • Date of Death: 16/10/1918
  • Burial Country: Germany
  • Cemetery: Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.B.1.

Personal Information

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  • Address: 13 North Wellington St, Dundee
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  • Mother:

    Rachael Mathers, 2 William Lane, Dundee

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More about James Mathers

Private Mathers is recorded to have died in a Prisoner of War camp near Kassel in Germany. He was the brother of Pte Edward Mathers, 29554, Royal Army Service Corps, who also served and is believed to have returned home safely.

James Mathers   90852   Royal Army Medical Corps

MATHERS―At the Prisoners of War Hospital, Darmstadt, Germany, on 16th October 1918, James Mathers, eldest son of the late Edward Mathers and of Rachel Mathers, (cause of death not stated). – Inserted by his sorrowing mother, sister, and brothers.

Dundee People’s Journal 21st December 1918


Information kindly supplied by Jim Flood, additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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