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Peter Robertson Gardner

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 37 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 37 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Robertson AWMM
  • Surname
    Gardner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1537 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 August 1885 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    29th August 1885 Public - Gillian Mary - Direct descendant - 24 October 2017 - Family Bible
  • Place of birth
    Peter Robertson Gardner was born at the home of his mother’s parents, Rice Owen Clark (1916 – 1896) Public - Gillian Mary - Direct descendant - 24 October 2017 - "The Gardners of Mataia, Glorit and New Lynn by Athol Miller, nephew of PR Gardner
    And family records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Manager of Brick works in Whangarei Public - Gillian Mary - Direct descendant - 24 October 2017 - "The Gardners of Mataia, Glorit and New Lynn by Athol Miller, nephew of PR Gardner
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Gardner (mother), New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Gillian Mary - Direct descendant - 24 October 2017 - Shortly after the end of WWII, Lyonel and Jennie Clark visited New Zealand. Lyonel came out to advise the N.Z. Government on the installation of a floating dock at Wellington, and meet the family, some of whom he had met during the war. Their journey included a stop at Sydney where Muriel Isobel Alison embarked for New Zealand. She became very friendly with Latimer and Jennie and when they arrived in NZ they introduced Muriel to PRG.¹
    “Uncle Peter courted Muriel Alison whose father was Manager of the Devonport Ferry Company and was accepted.”¹

    Peter Robertson Gardner and Muriel Isobel Alison were married in on December 19th, 1921.
    PRG was 36 years old, and Muriel was 33 years old.


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1537 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Brick maker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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About death

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



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  • Memorial name
    New Lynn RSA, 2 Veronica Street, New Lynn 0600 AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • The ulima-roarer : a collection of wails & fishy stories, etc., from the Indian Ocean. (1916). [Indian Ocean]: [15th Reinforcements]. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      37: 37 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM


Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 October 2017Gillian MaryWarkworthDirect descendant

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