The AIF Project


Regimental number2469
Place of birthSt Helens, Lancashire, England
OccupationSlaughtering inspector
AddressAgnes Street, Torwood, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rose Garner, Agnes Street, Torwood, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice GARNER. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 October 1934
Age at death58
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery, Queensland

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