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Mathews, Avard Yuill


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 Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  15 Apr 1916
  4 Jun 1916


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


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.


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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