[page last updated 16 Mar 2019]
Roll of Honour Data Page
Trooper / Private
M.B.E. (June 1974)
Q1 1924 West Ham RD
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE.
9 Parachute Regiment.
Parachute Training Course 69B completed while with 591 Para.
Wounded in 1944 while serving with 9 Para.
Son of James Rooke-Matthews (2 Jun 1897 - 1972)
and Dinah Smith (11 Aug 1898 -1983)
m.Q3 1920 West Ham
James Robert Rooke-Matthews (1922-2004)
Kathleen A Rooke-Matthews (1925-
Charles William Rooke-Matthews (1927-2007)
Father of two daughters.
1947 in West Ham, Essex to Jean Constance Dansie (1924-2014)
3 Apr 2009 Bude, Cornwall
Cemetery / Memorial:
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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