Garth Albert GELDARD

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GELDARD, Garth Albert

Service Number: NGX511
Enlisted: 21 January 1942
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: New Guinea Volunteer Rifles
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 9 February 1917
Home Town: Rabaul, Blanche Bay, Papua New Guinea
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber Worker
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Montevideo Maru), South China Sea, 1 July 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
At sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Rabaul Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN NGX511, New Guinea Volunteer Rifles
21 Jan 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NGX511
21 Jan 1942: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NGX511
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NGX511

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