475387 Gerald Wallace Guiou was born on 3 August 1894. He was a student at McMaster University when he joined Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on December 6, 1915 as a member of the 3rd University Company. Initially holding the rank of Sergeant, he was eventually promoted to Captain. He was wounded on September 28, 1918, and was struck off strength on March 20, 1919. He was awarded the Military Cross with bar. Following the war he became a minister of religion, and in the Second World War served as a padre for another regiment. He died in 1969 in Yarmouth, NS. His brother Norman Miles Guiou was a medical officer during the war, and wrote a book about his experiences, Transfusion: a Canadian Surgeon's Story in War and in Peace.