Name:Adelbert HerseyRegimental Number:67296 Rank:PrivateBattalion:25th Battalion “B” Company; 7th Platoon, 11th SectionDate of Birth:October 4, 1895 Place of Birth:Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment:November 15, 1914Place of Enlistment:Halifax, Nova Scotia Age at Enlistment:19 Height: 5 Feet 4½ inchesPrior Military Experience: Royal Canadian Regiment (Seven months)Trade:LabourerMarital Status:Single Religion:Wesleyan Next of Kin:William E. Hersey (Father) Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Death:October 15, 1915 Age at Death:20Cemetery:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, France Plot: I. B. 179. Commemorated on Page 19 of the First World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on January 22Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 25th BattalionListed on the Memorial Tablet - Wesleyan Church, Yarmouth NSCommemorated on the Yarmouth War Memorial Adelbert was the fourth oldest of the six sons of William E. Hersey who served in the First World War. Private Hersey was the first of the Yarmouth casualties of the 25th Battalion.