George Havelock CARVER

CARVER, George Havelock

Service Number: 18851
Enlisted: 31 August 1915, Cootamundra, NSW
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 7th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Hill End, NSW, 1892
Home Town: Hill End, Bathurst Regional, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW, 14 September 1924, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Zone F New Methodist 3A 0434
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 18851, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, Cootamundra, NSW
11 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 18851, 7th Field Artillery Brigade
11 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 18851, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Mr. George Havelock Carver, of 525 New Canterbury Road Dulwich Hill, one of the auditors of the Australian Bank of Commerce, died in Prince Alfred Hospital yesterday, after an illness which had lasted for two months. At times served that bank as manager of the Ulmarra and Dorrigo branches. Mr. Carver had been connected with the Australian Bank of Commerce for a number of years, and was well-known in the country, being the manager of one of the country branches of the bank before being promoted about 12 months ago to the position of country auditor. Mr. Carver served at the war, and suffered the loss of one of his eyes as the result of a wound received while on active service. He leaves a wife and an infant son.
The funeral took place on Tuesday last at the Methodist cemetery, Rookwood, the service being conducted by the Rev. Chambers. A Masonic service was read by Wor. Bro. S. Fay,  Of Lodge Wisdom. Among those at the funeral were:-Messrs. W. Carver. L. Carver, C. Carver, and B. Carver (brothers), W. Thomas, J. Thomas, F. Thomas, H. Gorman, and S. Cover (brothers-in-law), Ord, Warn, Baddeley, and Garland (representing the Australian Bank of Commerce), Hogg, Bowden, Watson, Retallick, Patman, Matthews, English, Kelly, Clinch, Baker, Wood, McMamara, Stewart, Doherty, and Kelly.