DART Rex Alfred

Name Rex Alfred DART
Country Of Origin Australia
Born 1926
Died 2002
Birth/ Baptism Born 1 February 1926, 40 Arthur Street, Hobart (twin)
Parents Arthur Henry and Minnie Eliza Dart (formerly Podmore)
Apprenticeship Reg Powell, Launceston
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations Launceston, Hobart
Street Address
82a Harrington Street, Hobart
Marriage/Spouse Joan Irene Cooper
Other 1 March 1944: Enlisted for war service, recorded as an 18-year-old shop assistant.
22 May 1947: Discharge from war service.

Employers: George Norris and Golding and Son, Hobart.

Rex’s twin brother, Max John Dart, was also a watchmaker.

Own business: 82a Harrington Street, Hobart

Rex’s son Peter trained and worked with his father in the watchmaking trade from 1972.

Death 7 February 2002
L. Calvert, 29 January 2019; Peter Dart & Lyn Hallam (Dart) to Hands of Time, August 2023.
Web: Ancestry: Australia Marriage Index 1910, Australia Electoral Rolls 1949, 1954, 1972; Millingtons, Cornelian Bay Cemetery record, 9 February 2002; National Archives of Australia, Series B883, Service No. TX9230.
The Mercury (Hobart) 6 February 1926.