Name:Edgar Keith MatthewsRank:Private First ClassService:“C” Company 19th Brigade, New York National Guard, Albany/106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Division “M” CompanyUnited States Army Date of Birth:February 1, 1895Place of Birth:Darlings Lake, Yarmouth Co., NSDate of Enlistment:May 1917Place of Enlistment:Albany, New YorkAge at Enlistment:21Date of Death:September 26, 1918 Age at Death:23Cemetery:Somme American Cemetery, Bony, FranceReference:Plot B, Row 5, Grave 6.Edgar Mathews was the son of Albert Lancaster Mathews (1841-1919) Jane (Harris) Matthews (1855-1933) of Darlings Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS. He had one brother Albert (1882-1960). Edgar was employed in the United States and enlisted in Albany, New York in May 1917. In April 1918 he left Camp Wadsworth near Spartanburg, North Carolina, for France. He was killed in action on September 26, 1918 at Bony, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France and buried in the Somme American Cemetery, France.