Matthew GilesRegiment:Canadian InfantryBattalion:25th BattalionRegimental Number:67306 Rank:PrivateDate of Birth:June 19, 1896 Place of Birth:Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment:November 15, 1914Place of Enlistment:Halifax, N.S.Age at Enlistment:Height:5 Feet 5 Inches Previous Military Experience:29th Battery, CFA, Yarmouth, N.S.Trade:Labourer (Cotton Mill, Yarmouth N.S.)Next of Kin:Matthew Giles Sr.,(father), Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaDate of Death:October 1, 1916 Age at Death:20 Cemetery:Regina Trench Cemetery (Somme,France)Grave Reference:IV. B. 25. Matthew was the son of Matthew and Mary Ann Giles, of Commercial St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Commemorated on Page 91 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 25th Battalion.