Son of Horace Betts of the Communications Rd., Blenheim, ON. A single farmer living at 17 Perrin Ave., Toronto, ON., when he enlisted. Attetation: 6/03/1916 at Toronto, On to Div. Supply Column CEF.
It was reported in the BNT 13/08/1919 (P) that Harold had returned to Blenheim with his “young English bride” Marian Georgina (nee Brooker) the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Brooker, Stopford Rd., Gillingham, England, marrage at St. Barnabas Church, Gillingham.
Blenheim News Tribune (22-03-1916), In Khaki - Blenheim Enlistment Book, LAC, BNT 25/08/20 (marriage), Royal Canadian Legion Br. 185 60th Anniversary Book 1930-1990, Blenheim News Tribune (06-09-1916), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 707 – 57