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Trooper / Private

Ernest  John
ROOKE-MATTHEWS

M.B.E. (June 1974)

(
Ernie)

(Photo)

Born:

Q1 1924  West Ham RD

Service No.

14306304 

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE.
9 Parachute Regiment.

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Parachute Training Course 69B completed while with 591 Para.
Wounded in 1944 while serving with 9 Para.

Family Notes:

Son of James Rooke-Matthews (2 Jun 1897 - 1972)
and Dinah Smith (11 Aug 1898 -1983)
m.Q3 1920 West Ham

Brother of
James Robert Rooke-Matthews (1922-2004)
Kathleen A Rooke-Matthews (1925-
Charles William Rooke-Matthews (1927-2007)

Father of two daughters.

Civilian Occupation:

./. 

Married:

1947 in West Ham, Essex to Jean Constance Dansie (1924-2014)

Died:

3 Apr 2009 Bude, Cornwall

Burial:

./. 

Cemetery / Memorial:

./. 

Links:

./. 

Misc:

Wrote his War Time memoirs privately, a copy of which is lodged in the archives of the Imperial War Museum. [Click] and is referenced in several books on the subject.

 

 

 



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