838925 Pte. Harry Floyd Ainsworth was born on May 23rd, 1887. Born in Toronto, Ontario, he moved to Meaford and was working as a cabinet maker when war broke out.

He enlisted in the 147th Battalion on March 6th, 1916 and went under his basic military training as a member of 'A' Company.

Sailing with the 147th Battalion in November of 1916, he became a member of the 8th Reserve Battalion prior to being taken on strength with the 4th C.M.R. on April 22nd, 1917. This was as a reinforcement draft to replace the casualties taken during the Battle of Arras.

Harry served with the 4th C.M.R. until he was wounded on September 7th, 1917, during a very quiet time in the trenches. Harry was struck off strength on January 10th, 1919.

Biography details credit: George Auer