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Thomas GARDNER

Regimental number551
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address117 George Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Gardner, Wandook Station, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Date of death24 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialKerang Cemetery (Plot D, Grave No. 44), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Parents: Thomas and S.E. GARDNER. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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