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William James Lancelot Gardner

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 59), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James Lancelot AWMM
  • Surname
    Gardner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 44721 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 January 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra StratfordBedfordshire Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Wyatt Gardner (father), care of H.W. Fearon, Hillsborough, Mount Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 44721 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      143 lb AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. thigh ampt. below knee Percent of disability: 75 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 5 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 June 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 6 July 1917; joined, 3rd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 25 July 1917.

    Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh, left hand: severe), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 4 Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 53rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 11 October 1917; to England, 1 February 1918, and admitted to No 1 London General Hospital ('dangerously ill'). Transferred to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 7 March 1918.

    Classified unfit by NZ Medical Board, 20 April 1918, and placed on NZ Roll.

    Embarked Southampton, 31 July 1918, for transfer to HT 'Marama' at Marseilles, France; discharged, 28 April 1920 (no longer fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action).

    Total war service: 2 years 110 days (of which 1 year 169 days was abroad)

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Auckland Military Hospital AWMM
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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      59: 14 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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