|Place of birth||Elsmore, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||210 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, T Gardiner, 210 Victoria Street, North Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 3|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/7/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||292A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Divisional Depot, Tel el Kebir, 5 July 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 July 1916; disembarked England. Proceeded overseas to France, 15 November 1916; taken on strength, 2nd Machine Gun Company, 1 December 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 23 August 1917 (haemorrhoids), 23 August 1917; transferred to 25th General Hospital, Hardelot, 31 August 1917; rejoined unit, 11 October 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 23 January 1918 (furunculosis); rejoined unit, 10 February 1918. Reallotted Regimental Number 292A; unit designation changed to 1st Machine Gun Bn.
Wounded in action, 14 April 1918 (shell wound, back); admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 16 April 1918; rejoined unit, 17 May 1918.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 8 September 1918; promoted Corporal, 20 September 1918.
Attached for duty with Australian Army Pay Corps, London, 31 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 8 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 November 1919; discharged, 17 January 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal