GARTH Harold Hector

Service number V12063

Harold had also served in World War One.

In 1922 Harold married Edith Florence Woods and they had three children Nancy, Gladys and Ronald.

In 1928 the family lived initially lived in Whiteside Road Officer, Harold working as a nurseryman. They then lived in Station street Officer. Harold’s father John, was the Beaconsfield hairdresser.

For many years Edith had suffered from severe rheumatoid arthritis, she became increasingly unwell and sadly on the 2 February 1957 Edith died. She was buried on the 5 February at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery.

Harold eventually moved to live in Tasmania and remained there until his death on 6 August 1976. He was cremated at the Carr Villa memorial Park, Launceston.

Friday 19 March 1943

Name GARTH Harold Hector
Service Number V12063
Rank Private
Unit 12 Garrison Brigade
Conflict Second World War 1939-1945
Date of enlistment
Royal Park, Victoria
Locality on Enlistment Beaconsfield Victoria
Served Australia
Date of discharge 22 November 1943
Medals awarded War Medal 1939-1945 (Withheld)
Born 26 December 1899 at Prahran Victoria
Parents John Thomas Garth and Sophia Bridgit Gardner
Married Edith Florence Woods Melbourne Victoria
Occupation Florist