VALE: 61322 GEOFFREY RAYMOND (BUTCH) MATHEW – 6 RAR 1965-67
Sadly, we have just been informed that Geoffrey Raymond (Butch) Mathew passed away on 20.4.22.
Just letting you know that Butch, 61322 Geoffrey Raymond Mathew, PTE passed away on the 20th April 2022. Butch died at the age of 81 of metastatic Prostate Cancer & kidney failure. His family & friends gave him a wonderful send off at Boyne Tannum memorial parkland, Gladstone Qld. Very sorry we haven’t informed you until now.
Lest We Forget
Kind regards, Mrs Jan Mathew
Please join with us in offering our deepest sympathy to those who will mourn the passing of a loved one. Another 6 RAR family member, taken too soon.
LEST WE FORGET
Allan Whelan, Secretary
Allan, Butch Mathew was posted to B Coy 1RAR Sungi Seput Malaya 1960 or 61 then completed his posting with B Coy 2 RAR saw active service with both Battalions around 2 1/2 years in all, and like me when 6RAR was formed at Enoggera he served there for a short time until discharge. A good soldier and friend who wouldn’t take crap from anyone, R.I.P. Butch. Regards Vic Moulder