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George Francis Friend Gardiner

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Francis Friend AWMM
  • Surname
    Gardiner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1433 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    George Francis Friend Gardiner born the 5th October 1894 to Thomas and Margaret Public - Christopher James - Other relative - 22 August 2016 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Lower Hutt Public - Christopher James - Other relative - 22 August 2016 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of W. Struthers, Nukumaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer Wimbledon District, then moved to Perth Western Australia Public - Christopher James - Other relative - 22 August 2016 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Gardiner (father), Wimbledon Hotel, Wimbledon, via Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1433 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Station Hand Kia Iwi South Taranaki Public - Christopher James - Other relative - 22 August 2016 - Family papers
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • George Francis Friend Gardiner was born in Lower Hutt on the 5th October 1894 to Thomas and Margaret Gardiner. He enlisted on the 14th of June 1915.On the 14th August 1915 he boarded the troopship Tofua in Wellington, as a trooper, with his unit the Wellington Mounted Rifles. The Tofua was in convoy with the Willochra, a total of 2,363 persons of the 6th reinforcements departed New Zealand that day.Their destination was Egypt and on the 19th September 1915 George would spend the next 4 years and 40 days serving his country in Egypt, Lemnos in Greece, Belgium and France arriving back in New Zealand on the 21st September 1919. His efforts were rewarded with the British war medal and the Victory medal. He was discharged from service on the 27th March 1920. During his time away his father Thomas Gardiner had acquired the Wimbledon Hotel and it was here he returned to work as a laborer in the
    Public - Christopher James - Other relative - 22 August 2016

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22 August 2016Christopher JamesHamilton New ZealandOther relative
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