He was Chief of Security at Toronto City Hall for many years and was Commander of the Toronto Civic Veterans Guard. When he finally retired a parade was held on the Nathan Philips Square, with almost all Metro Council and guards from the Metro Police, Toronto Fire Department, Civic Vets and others.
Timeline of Service:
- 1947, 25 October – WOI Harry Fox, MBE retired as Regimental Sergeant Major and was succeeded by WOI J. Barnes (Regt Hist)
- 1951, September 9 – Warrant Officer I D. Green, MM, CD replaces Warrant Officer I J. W. Barnes, EM as Regimental Sergeant Major.