The child's parents were married in the Menzies district in 1905 (Marriage Registration 571/1905).
Francis Henry Harding was born on 28 September 1881 in Forbes, New South Wales. His wife was born in Daylesford, Victoria, in 1885. Their first son, Alfred Henry, was born in 1905. Then came little Cyril, followed by Mervyn Clive in 1909, Arthur Thomas in 1911 and Lorna Ruth in 1912. The first two children were born in Davyhurst before the family moved to New South Wales where the last three were born.
Ethel Jane died in 1953 in New South Wales and her husband died in 1963 in St Leonard's, New South Wales.
Little Cyril Vincent Mathews had suffered from Marasmus since birth.
Parents:Ethel Jane (nee THOMAS) and Francis Henry HARDING (Tailor)
Birth Details:Birth Registration 136/1907, North Coolgardie