William Henry Barnhardt signature

On this day in 1916, William Henry Barnhardt signed up in Hagersville, Ontario. He was born in Tyendinaga on March 9th, 1896, the son of William and Sarah Barnhardt, who were Mohawks.

Barnhardt joined the 114th Battalion with the regimental number 739644. He was five feet nine inches tall, with a fair complexion, grey eyes and black hair. His service record shows that he went absent without leave on March 11th, 1916 and was struck off as a deserter on April 7th.

William married Mabel Amelia Barnhart on March 8th, 1923 in Deseronto. He died of pneumonia in Belleville General Hospital on March 30th, 1934 and was buried in All Saints Cemetery, Tyendinaga.