Harold George Dyson
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||8 Jun 1890|
|Place of Birth||Narrogin, Western Australia|
|Death||18 Sep 1946, aged 56|
|Place of Death||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||51 years, 10 months|
5'7½" (1.71m) tall ; 152lbs|
68.946 kg; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; black hair ; scar on left knee cap.
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Armadale, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs Mary Ann Dyson|
|Date of Enlistment||26 Apr 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
During 1913 Harold had married Mary Ann Bingham (1888 - 1968) in the Williams district. Mary Ann died on 24 Jun 1968. They had a daughter Mary Louisa Dyson (1915 - 1973).
Electoral Roll entries: 1916 at Williams, labourer; 1917 - 1943 at Fremantle road, Armadale labourer.
On 26 Apr 1942 Harold had enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps in Armadale and was allocated to the 3rd (Swan) VDC Battalion's H.V. Company. On 28 Feb 1943 he transferred to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion and at some point was transferred to the 1st (Perth) VDC Battalion as it was as a member of that unit that he was struck off strength at Nedlands on 23 Nov 1943.