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James Robson Gardiner

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Robson AWMM
  • Surname
    Gardiner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    33251 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 December 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 117 Townshend Road, Miramare, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.P. Gardiner (mother), 117 Townshend Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    33251 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    28 June 1942 AWMM
    Mingar Qaim, Syria AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 13 November 1942 AWMM Escaped captivity on 13 November and returned to Battalion on 25 November 1942 AWMM
  • 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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  • Son of James Robson Gardiner

    Husband of Molly; father of John, Anne Marie, and Ross AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 April 2005 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM Northern Division RSA Burials, Section 2 Block E Row F Plot 21 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, April 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-27Ba.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 165 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, April 2005 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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