On this day in 1916, Wilbert Smith signed up in Deseronto. He was born in the town on February 10th, 1897, the son of Alfred Smith and Addie (née Patton).
Wilbert joined the 155th Battalion with the regimental number 636186. He was five feet five and three quarter inches tall, with a fair complexion, blue eyes and brown hair.
Smith survived the war and married Marie Aletha Baker on November 24th, 1919 in Napanee. He died in Whitby, Ontario in 1956.