From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||5 Jan 1884|
|Place of Birth||Manchester, England|
|Death||8 Sep 1955, aged 71|
|Place of Death||East Midland, Western Australia|
|Age at Enlistment||56 years, 9 months|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||River road, Kelmscott, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||wife , Mrs. Elisabeth Amelia Higham|
|Date of Enlistment||19 Oct 1940|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1937 at Eden Park Estate, Kelmscott, orchardist; 1943 at River road, Kelmscott, labourer.
Harold enlisted in the CMF on 15 Oct 1940 at Ascot, and was appointed to the Camp Staff Ascot. On 10 Oct 1941 Harold was appointed Lance Corporal, and on 29 Jan 1942 he was promoted to Corporal. He was transferred to the 4th Australian Army Trades Training Depot on 13 Jul 1942 remaining there until 2 Dec 1943 when he was transferred to the Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot. On 16 Jun 1944 he was assessed by a Medical Board as 'B2' and subsequently he was discharged on 5 Oct 1944.
Electoral Roll entries: 1925 at Group 29, settler (wife at Group 59?); 1949 - 1954 at Harold road, East Midland, clerk
Elisabeth died on 23 Mar 1976, aged 86. Children were Sybil and Maisie.