|Place of birth||Hawthorn, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, E Garth, 137 Union Street, Windsor, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Prahran, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/9/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria
Embarked Melbourne, 7 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918.
Found guilty, at sea on board HT 'Ormonde', 24 March 1918, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, in that he when arriving on the gangway when asked for a pass answered in a resentful and disrespectful manner: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No, and forfeited (?) days' pay.Marched in to Isolation Camp, Moascar, 4 April 1918.
Marched in to 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, 21 May 1918.
Taken on strength, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 29 May 1918.
Detached to 9th Mobile Veterinary Section, Damascus, 14 October 1918.
Transferred to hospital, Tripoli, 3 November 1918; admitted to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 27 November 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin)
Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 17 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||68|
|Place of burial||Springvale Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GARTH John|