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Louis Joseph Gardiner

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Gardiner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1952 NZ Herald NZ Herald
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
    • Lieutenant Colonel AWMM
    • Deputy Chief Logistical Officer AWMM
    • Colonel, Chief of Staff, Support Command AWMM
    • Director of Resource Policy and Plans of HQ NZDF AWMM
    • Brigadier and appointed Deputy Chief of Staff (DCGS) AWMM
    • Land Commander AWMM
    • Reappointed Deputy Chief of Staff (DCGS) AWMM
    • Chief military Observer with the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor AWMM
    • Deputy Chief of Staff (DCGS) AWMM
    • NZ Defense Adviser to Australia AWMM
    • Major General and posted Commander Joint Forces New Zealand AWMM
    • Chief of Army AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Judith Gardiner AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    18 July 2015 NZ Herald
    Age 62 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Akatarawa Cemetery, 1058 Akatarawa Rd, Akatarawa, Upper Hutt 5372 AWMM RSA 3 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald, 22 August 2015 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 June 2018JudithWellington, New ZealandHusband
16 June 2016CodyInvercargillResearcher

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