Percy and Ethel Matthews
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|Subject||Matthews, Percy and Matthews, Ethel|
|Title||Percy and Ethel Matthews|
|Notes||Percy Matthews trained at the Ramsgate School of Art. During World War I he served on the Western Front as a Private in the Kentish Buffs, and later in Salonika as a Lieutenant in the Middlesex Regiment. It was in Salonika that he produced his remarkable sketches of scenes and characters from military and civilian life. He is pictured here with Ethel, his wife, who also studied at Ramsgate.|
Percy Matthews is here photographed in the uniform of a Lieutenant of the Middlesex Regiment.
Pte. P S 1707 Percy G. Matthews, Middlesex Regiment, was later comissioned as a Lieutenant into the East Kent Regiment ('the Buffs').
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Liz Masterman|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Peter Matthews|