Calvin Leslie Myles signature

Calvin Leslie Myles, a craneman, signed up in Toronto on this day in 1916. He was born in South Woodslee, Ontario, on March 18th, 1889, the son of William Nelson Myles and Emma (née Brown). In 1916 William Myles was the proprietor of the Deseronto House Hotel on Main Street. Calvin’s younger brother Clifford had joined the army in January 1916.

Like his brother, Myles joined the 92nd Battalion. His regimental number was 193598. He was five feet seven inches tall, with a dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair.

Calvin survived the war and married Hazel Faustina Walter in Orono, Ontario on December 12th, 1922. He died in Bowmanville in 1985, according to information from family trees on Ancestry.

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