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Alfred George GARDNER

Regimental number78
Date of birth14 September 1897
Place of birthNewry Park, Upper Manilla, New South Wales
SchoolNewry Park Public School, Upper Manilla, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressNewry Park, Upper Manilla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Gardner, Upper Manilla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 6), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Lydia GARDNER, Upper Manilla, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7493 Pte Robert Gordon GARDNER, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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