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Full Name
William Alexander Henderson Garden
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
William Alexander Henderson
Surname
Garden
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sub Lieutenant
Next of Kin
Mrs R.A. Garden (mother), 5 Young Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment Date
6 December 1916
Body on Embarkation
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR)
Embarkation Unit
Royal Naval Auxiliary Patrol (Motor-Boat Service)
Embarkation Date
22 December 1916
Vessel
Demosthenes
Other Units
  • Hermione (Royal Naval College Greenwich)
  • Pembroke
  • Dreel Castle (ML351)
  • Dreel Castle (ML350)
  • Victory ( Instruction Coastal motor boat )
  • Arrogant (Cmb 878)
  • Thalia (ML107)
Discharge Date
21 January 1920
Last Unit Served
RoyalNaval Volunteer Reserve
Biographical Notes
Promoted to Lieutenant 6 December 1917
Description of Image
  • Group Photo, WW1, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as Sub-Lieutenants. HMS Hermione, Southhampton, April 1917 and their bulldog. Back row left to right C.H. Palmer, W.A. Currie, N.E. Blomfield, W.A. Garden, W.P. Endean, C.V. Brown, F.G. Foote Middle row left to right R.A. Kirkwood, R. Mays, W.C. Leys, G.S. Reid (Hon. Tresurer.), L.N. Foote, T.E. le Huquet, A.E. Choyce, R. Philson, C. Armitage, W.L. Sheffield, Front row left to right - L. Jenkinson, G.T. George, D.V. Hanna, T.M. Alexander, B.W. Beaumont (Hon. Sec.), C. Harrison-Smith, E.C. Alexander, W. Nolan, T.C. Webster Absent - G.E.L. Alderton, J.C. Hewson, J.A. Hardie.
  • ROYAL NAVAL VOLUNTEER RESERVE, [ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE GREENWICH] c1917 Officers Group Photo. Back row- T. Pierard, R.W. Gunson, H. Hamilton, H.E. Goodwin, G.D. Hill, C.I. Denham, S.P. Dalton , W.A. Wilson, L. Stubbs, H.A. Rhind, G.T. George, C.R.G. Allen. Fourth row- T. Turnbull, H.V.M. Hazard, R.A. Adams, R. Urquhart , R.M. Watson, S.P. Simpson, G.L. Hancock, H.C. Spinley, C.V. Brown, G.C. Maltby, B. Spencer, H.R. Cole. Third row- W.H. Hislop, A.T. Black, W.P. Endean, H.N. Jarvis, R.A. Kirkwood, A.G. Jackson, J.F.S. Briggs, A.C.W. Cozens, S.R. Mason, W.A. Currie, W.A.R. Jones, W.S. Douglas. Second row -F.C. Burgess, G. Harden, H.W. Harris, D.E.J. MacVean, A.B. Welch, M.G. Raymond, L.A. Hooke, G.F. Bothamley, M.S. Kirkwood, W.A.H. Garden, L.M. Hare, F.J. Treanor, J.S. Hines, C. Harrison-Smith Front row- W.J. Connors, A.J. Dean, Lieut J.O. Ingram, Nav.Instr. A.E. Monro, Sir Henry B. Jackson, Capt. W.H. Montanaro, Lieut. W.J. Le Lacheur, Lieut. E.F. McLeod, Lieut. W.F. Watson, H.C. Armitage, W.L. Sheffield.
Further References
  • National Archives (UK), Kew
  • Attestation papers are held at Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
  • McEwan, J. (1995). Auckland Rockies : a history of Auckland's Naval Reserves from 1858-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Pyramid Press.
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum