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Garde, Dr Henry Croker

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Birth Date: 9 February 1855 (Cloyne, County Cork, Ireland)

Death Date: 9 August 1932 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Thomas W. Garde and Eliza (nee Croker)

Family: Ada Beatrice Hall in Maryborough on 10 June 1886, 1 son, 4 daughters

Education: Middleton College and Queen's University

Religion: Church of England


Licentiate of Apothecaries Hall, 1877; Resident surgeon, Maryborough General Hospital, 1916-1918

Local Government Service: Alderman, Maryborough

Military Service: Great War: Enlisted at age 60 on 5 May 1915 as a medical practitioner. Given the rank of Major in the Medical Corps (1st Australian General Hospital); Served with distinction in Egypt and Gallipoli, working in hospital ships May 1915-January 1916; Discharged 15 Aug 1919

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Maryborough 3 Jul 1902 27 Aug 1904

Additional Information

Notes: Received a certificate of merit for life-saving during a flood, and a medal for saving life at sea. President, Returned Sailor's, Soldier's and Airmen's Imperial League of Australia (RSSAILA); Member, Royal Humane Society, 1893

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 42480; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)

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