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Samuel Mitchell GARDINER

Regimental number4588
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressLucknow, The Avenue, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W J Gardiner, Rocky Point, Aberdeen, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3050
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3049 Bombardier Elias GARDINER, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 July 1981

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