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Herbert Benjamin GARDNER

Regimental number1297
Place of birthMajorca, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSnake Valley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Gardner, Snake Valley, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjkean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 7), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Sarah GARDNER, Snake Valley, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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