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Mathews, Avard Yuill

Identification

Regimental number: 411068
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 240th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: died of wounds
Birth: 30 Dec 1894, Five Islands, Colchester Co., NS., Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, northwest
Slide number(s): HR-1084

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Agro        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 5 Apr 1915
Present address: Craik, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 20 years, 4 months
Height (inches): 69.50
Chest expansion (inches): 37.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50
Marks: half of little finger of rt hand cut off

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
240th Bn           
PPCLI   Seaford, UK      

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Private  
Lance-Corporal  

Wounds

Wound type Date Notes
  15 Apr 1916
  4 Jun 1916

Death

Date of death: 28 Sep 1918
Cause: died of wounds
Location: Tilloy

Family

Father: Mathews, W F
Father's Address: Craik, SK, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Rosetown  student 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Craik  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
Craik    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 6034 - 52
College Building list #: 91
Roll of Honour list #: 143
Roll of Service (1928) #: 44
Long List #: 44

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