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Edward Bensley GARDNER

Regimental number5577
Date of birth--/06/1882
Place of birthMackay Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
Address101A North Steyne, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Josephine Gardner, 101A North Steyne, Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF56 Train Btn 14
Promotion date: 6 March 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF56
Promotion date: 28 July 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 18 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

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