Garfield James DAY

Badge Number: 51987, Sub Branch: State
51987

DAY, Garfield James

Service Number: 3054
Enlisted: 3 March 1917, Port Lincoln, South Australia, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia, 27 April 1888
Home Town: Hindmarsh, Charles Sturt, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Private Hospital, 18 November 1938, aged 50 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, S.A.
Cheltenham Cemetery Section: Section AX Drive: B Path (#): 6(7) Site Number: 17AS Service Type: Burial
Memorials: Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board, Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1
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World War 1 Service

3 Mar 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Port Lincoln, South Australia, Australia
23 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3054, 43rd Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3054, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
20 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1
Date unknown: Wounded SN 3054, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Medal: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Chronicle (Adelaide, SA: 1895 - 1954) Saturday 26 March 1910

VIRGINIA, March 14.— On Thursday evening Mr. Garfield James Day was entertained by the members of the Church of Christ and was made the recipient of a   handsome dressing case as a token of esteem. He is about to remove to Edillilie, on Eyre's Peninsula. Mr. C. King, who made the presentation, spoke in eulogistic terms of Mr. Day's usefulness in the church, and wished him long life and prosperity.   

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88396509

News (Adelaide, SA: 1923 - 1954) Saturday 19 November 1938

DEATHS

DAY.—On November 18, at private hospital, Garfield James, beloved husband of Daisy Day, of 30 Athol avenue, Blair Athol, and loving son of Elizabeth and the late James Day, of Ronford street, West Hindmarsh.

They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old.

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.  

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them.

Funeral Notices

DAY.—The Friends of the late Mr GARFIELD JAMES DAY, late 43rd Batt., A.I.F., are respectfully informed that his Funeral will leave his late residence, 30 Athol avenue, Blair Athol, on SUNDAY, at 2.30 p.m., for the Cheltenham Cemetery. BRUCE A RANDALL, Funeral Director. 244-248 Port road. Hindmarsh. Phone L 5515 and L 8526.

R.S. & S.I. LEAGUE, HINDMARSH AND DISTRICT SUB-BRANCH. Members are requested to attend the Funeral of our late Comrade and Member, GAR. DAY, 43rd Batt., A.I.F., leaving 30 Athol avenue, Blair Athol, on   SUNDAY, November 20, at 2.30 p.m., for the Cheltenham Cemetery. H. C. W. HARRISON. President.

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