Private Enoch Saunders StudleyService Number:223232Age:18Force:Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)Division:85th BattalionAdditional Information:Enoch Saunders Studley was born in South Ohio, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia on June 20, 1997 the son of Walter D. and Edith R. Studley. At the age of 18 he enlisted at Halifax on October 14, 1915 with the 85th Battalion. Repeated colds led to fatal pneumonia with accompanying pleurisy and after five weeks of illness, Enoch died on February 5, 1916 in the Military Station Hospital, Halifax. He was the first member of the 85th Battalion to die of any cause and thirteen months before the first battle of the 85th.Enoch was the first of the thirteen volunteers prior to February, 1916 to die. His funeral was held at the United Baptist Church in South Ohio on Wednesday, February 9, 1915. The body had been accompanied from Halifax by Private Percy M. Hatfield, Army Medical Corps. (Percy Hatfield would be wounded at Vimy Ridge.) Private Donald Morine (64th Battalion) also from South Ohio was home on leave and attended the funeral. Donald’s stepmother mother, Mrs. Osborne L. Churchill composed a poem that was read at the service. Enoch was buried in the Studley family plot, (south side) South Ohio Cemetery.Private Enoch Saunders Studley is commemorated on Page 169 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.