|Place of birth||Whitewell, Yorkshire, England|
|School||St Peter's Roman Catholic School, Mill Hill, Blackburn, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||25|
|Address||Mental Hospital, Parramatta, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Ashton, 92 Victoria Road, Walton-le-Dale, near Preston, Lancashire, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 2), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 20 July 1916.
German report, 2 August 1916: 'austr. Sold. Gardner, H. Erk.Mrk. 889, 30. Bn. am 19.7 in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'
Red Cross File No 1140302 records, 29 November 1916: 'The above name [GARDNER H. 889] appears on German death list 4-11-16.'
Red Cross file has statement from 1012 Pte G. WHITFIELD, D Company, 30th Bn (patient, 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford). 31 July 1916: 'Informant states that on 19th July at 9. or 9.30. p.m. at Fleurbaix Pte Harry Gardner was killed. He was one of a reserve Coy going up with supplies over open ground which was being shelled. The Germans semt up a flare and our men lay down. A shell came over and burst in front of them, killing Gardner. Informant spoke to him, he was very badly hit and cannot have lived long. Informant saw him again after he had died.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname entered on Embarkation Roll as GARDINER. Sister's address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Wallou-le-Dale, near Preston, Lancashire, England.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GARDNER Henry
Red Cross file 1140302