copyright © Wartime Heritage Association 2012-2018                      Website hosting courtesy of - a company
Wartime Heritage                                   ASSOCIATION
Remembering World War I Yarmouth Connections
Return to Casualty List Return To Links
Matthew Giles     Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 25th Battalion Regimental Number: 67306 Rank: Private Date of Birth: June 19, 1896 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: November 15, 1914 Place 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 Scotia Date 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. 
 Private Matthew Giles
Attestation Paper (click to enlarge)