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Folkard, George D'arcy (1894–1955)

George D'arcy Folkard, n.d. photographer unknown

George D'arcy Folkard, n.d. photographer unknown

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

GEORGE D’ARCY FOLKARD, son of Mr. William and Mrs. Emily Folkard, was born at Kogarah, New South Wales, on 24th February, 1894. He was educated at Parramatta South School, and joined the service of the Bank on 4th June, 1910, at Head Office.

He enlisted in November, 1915, and left Australia about four months later. He was promoted from lieutenant to captain, but had only seen a short period of service in France when he had the misfortune to be taken prisoner and remained in Germany from July, 1916, until June, 1918. He was then transferred to Holland, where he remained for nearly a year before securing transfer to England.

Captain Folkard arrived back in Australia in September, 1919.

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