Harold Smart's signature

On this day in 1915 Harold Smart signed up in Belleville. He was born on April 26th, 1893 in Tyendinaga, the son of Henry Smart and Julia (née Moses), who were both Mohawks.

Harry was described as five feet five inches tall, with a dark complexion, brown eyes and dark brown hair. His regimental number was 412306 and he had previously served as a volunteer in the 49th Regiment (Hastings Rifles). His service record shows that he left Canada on June 24th, 1915 on the SS Missanabie. He joined the 25th Battalion in France on November 8th, 1915.

He was killed in 1916.