Saturday, 3 March 2007

Private Harry Barnett

Born on 18 July 1887 in Dufferin County, Ontario - son of Frances William Barnett, Summerville, Ontario - enlistment form notes current address in Teeterville, Ontario, trade as cheesemaker, single, currently a member of the 39th Regiment, no previous military service, height of 5 feet 7.5 inches, chest of 40 inches, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair, Methodist.

Joined the 133rd Canadian Infantry Battalion on 18 December 1915 (number 797523) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion in France on 26 March 1918 - wounded on 29 September 1918 - invalided to England on 19 October 1918.

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