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Robert Alexander GARDINER

Regimental number2538
Place of birthBerry New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressShannon Brook via Casino, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Gardiner, Shannon Brook via Casino, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 December 1946
Age at death49
Place of burialBallina Cemetery, New South Wales

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