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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Eric Graham Mateer -

Unknown person Name : Eric Graham Mateer

Son of : Edward Thomas Mateer and Mary Emily Mateer (née Genders), of "Clevelands," Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Born : 5 December 1897, East Dulwich, London. (Registered Camberwell Mar 1898 qtr)
  Census information :

1901 : family not located

1911 : Edward and Mary Mateer, with their children including Erick [sic] aged 13, are at "Benmore", Castle Road, Newport. Edward Mateer is a Baptist Minister.

  Service Details :

Gunner 119263 Eric Graham Mateer, 59th Bty. 18th Bde., Royal Field Artillery.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 12 June 1916 aged 18.

Buried at : Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 09
Newport 1st Scout Group War Memorial WW I
Newport Castlehold Baptist Church War Memorial
Newport County Secondary School War Memorial WW I
Wellow Baptist Churchyard
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

23 May 1913 : Passenger manifest for the "Victorian" of the Allan Line, departed Liverpool for Montreal, Canada :

Eric Graham Mateer, aged 15, described as a Farmer.

20 December 1915 : Passenger manifest for the "Scandinavian" of the Allan Line, arrived in Liverpool from St John's New Brunwick, Canada :

Eric Graham Mateer, aged 18, of Fernlee, Castle Road, Newport, IW, described as a Farmer.
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Page last updated : July 2012


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