- Meinema, Matthew Stephen Peter
- PLACE OF BIRTH
The great-grandparents of Matthew travelled by Johan van Oldenbarnevelt read more
Matthew’s grandfather Pieter (Peter) arrived with his parents and brother Christiaan in 1955.
According to Matthew’s grandfathers personal file in the National Archives Australia, the family travelled under the Netherlands Government Agency Scheme.
In 1957 Matthew’s grandfather applied for naturalization as Peter Meinema. He was naturalized on 22-5-1958.
In 1964 Matthew’s grandfather Peter married his grandmother Helene Meinema. Matthew’s father Stephen is one of three sons.
Matthew is born in 1996.
From 2014-2017 Matthew studied physics at the University of Western Australia
In 2015-2016 Matthew studied in Seoul.
Matthew moved to study in the Netherlands before Brexit in 2020
“I discovered that my UK citizenship (from his mother’s side Jeanette) gave me access to less costly courses in astrophysics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) so long as I was accepted before Brexit”