Harold George Dyson

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Harold George Dyson
Personal Information
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
Description 5'7½" (1.71m) tall ; 152lbs
68.946 kg
; dark complexion ; brown eyes ; black hair ; scar on left knee cap.
Occupation Labourer
Religion Church of England
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Mary Ann Dyson
Military Information
Reg Number W69554
Date of Enlistment 26 Apr 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

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.

War Service

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.

Post War


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