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Regimental number21961
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolWerribee State School, Victoria
AddressWerribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, P Gardner, Synott Street, Werribee, Victoria
Previous military service64th Infantry; Served in Senior Cadets, 29th Light Horse, AMF.
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 November 1917
Place of death or woundingSeaforth Farm
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTrois-Arbes Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. II), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Emily GARDNER, Synott Street, Werribee, Victoria. Native of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1243 Pte William John GARDNER, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 9 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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