Service number 5493
ORIGINAL NAME PLATE C.1929
Herbert returned to Australia on the 13thApril 1919. Discharged on the 5thAugust 1919. Herbert was an Engine Driver living in Beaconsfield after the war. He married Isobel McIntyre.
The Advertiser (30th October 1923)
“Motor Lorry Collides with a Bridge.
Melbourne, October 29th.
At Midnight yesterday a motor lorry collided with a bridge on the main Gippsland Road, opposite Pakenham. As a result two men were taken to the hospital, the injured one- Mr Herbert House (42), married, of Beaconsfield, fractured leg; and Mr Cyril Brimich (25), single of Potter Street, Dandenong, fractured base of skull.”
In 1934 Herbert was hospitalised at the Repatriation Hospital, Caulfield.
The Argus (18th July 1952)
“House – On July 17 at Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, Herbert, dearly loved husband of Isobel of Woods Street, Beaconsfield and beloved son of the late Alfred & Margaret House of Tatura (no flowers by request).”
Died on the 17th July 1952 at Heidelberg, Victoria.
Cremated on the 18th July 1952 at Springvale Botanical Cemetery.
|Roll||6 Field Company Engineers 1-5 Reinforcements (November 1915-March 1916)|
|Conflict||First World War 1914-1918|
|Ship||HMAT Berrima A35|
|Birth Place||1881, Qltatura (Tatura), Victoria|
|Father||Alfred House, “Somerset”, Euroa, Victoria|
|Mother||Margaret (Carroll) House|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Occupation||Engineer (Engine driver)|
|Height||6 feet, 1¾ inches|
|Complexion||Fresh; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Brown|