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Frank Montague Evan GARDNER

Regimental number3673
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStrathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4
Height5' 10"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, E E Gardner, 'Frampton', Wonga Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Senior Cadets; 8 months Home Service; discharhed to join the AIF; previously rejected for enlistment on the grounds of underage.
Enlistment date1 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 June 1917
Place of enlistmentManangle Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps, July 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date18 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 12 October 1919; discharged (medically unfit: accidental wounding, right leg), Sydney, 18 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 January 1956
Age at death56
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 5 Niche 9), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GARDNER Frank Montague Evan

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