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William John GARDNER

Regimental number1243
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolWerribee State School, Victoria
AddressWerribee, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Gardiner, Synott Street, Werribee, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets and in the 29th Light Horse, AMF.
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1917
Age at death23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery(Plot XII, Row A, Grave No 42A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Emily GARDNER, Synott Street, Werribee, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 21961 Driver Peter GARDNER, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 9 November 1917.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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