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Edgar Keith Spinney Matthews   Private First Class, United States Army “C” Company 19th Brigade, New York National Guard, Albany. Transferred to the Regular Army August 5, 1917 106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Division “M” Company  Date of Birth: February 1, 1895 Date of Enlistment: May 1917 Place of Enlistment: Albany, New York Next of Kin: (Father) Albert L. Mathews, Darlings Lake, Yarmouth Co., N.S. Martial Status: Married Edgar Mathews was employed in the United States and enlisted in May 1917, transferring to the regular army in August 1917.  In April 1918 he left Camp Spartanburg for France.  He was killed in action on the Hindenburg Line on September 26, 1918.  He was married with one daughter.   Date of Death: September 26, 1918 (Hindenburg Line) Cemetery: Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France; Plot B Row 5 Grave 6   Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission Somme American Cemetery Information: “A Monument Speaks” A Thurston; 1989 (p 237)  
   Edgar Keith S. Matthews 
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