Private Gordon Werring Barnett
Gordon Werring Barnett was born on February 27th, 1925 and raised on the family farm near St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. Gordon was the 4th generation born on the family farm that had been first settled in 1853. His parents Isaac and Mary Barnett had four children, Gordon was the second youngest. He had one younger brother and an older sister and brother. He was a gifted athlete who enjoyed playing baseball and hockey throughout his formative years. Gordon and his family attended the United Church of Canada on a weekly basis.