James Skitt Matthews

James Skitt Matthews

The first archivist at the City of Vancouver and was an officer with the Duke of Cannaught's Own Rifles Sixth Regiment, Matthews was also a Freemason.


ForenameJames Skitt
Regularized NameJames Skitt Matthews


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