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Bertram James Gardiner

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertram James AWMM
  • Surname
    Gardiner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1554 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    30 April 1891 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Napier Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Ralph and Maria Jane Villers Gardiner Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 54 Ormond Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.J.V. Gardiner (mother), 54 Ormond Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 3rd Brigade NZ Field Artilliery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1554 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Blacksmith for Gisborne Sheepfarmers Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs 3mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bertram Gardiner was the son of Ralph and Maria Jane Villers Gardiner, of 24 Ormond St., Gisborne, New Zealand. Also served in Egypt with the Otago Mounted Rifles. Born at Napier. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM III. E. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's War Memorial
    St Andrews Prebyterian Church's War Memorial Tablet, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Bertram James Gardiner was my Great Uncle, who I never knew because he died in 1918 at age 27. I was told he was hilarious fun to have around. Tragic loss.
    Public - Sherie Leigh - Other relative - 11 November 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 254 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 November 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
11 November 2018Sherie LeighMt EdenOther relative
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