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Full Name
Noel Charles Gardiner
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Noel Charles
Surname
Gardiner
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
14570
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Surfaceman (N.Z.R.) Truck driver
Next of Kin
Mrs D. Gardiner (mother), Kai-iwi, Wanganui, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
N.Z.R. Kai-iwi, Wanganui, New Zealand
Military District
Wanganui
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 165
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
24 May 1941
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Memorial Reference
Face 13.
Biographical Notes
Noel Gardiner was the son of Daisy Lavenia Gardiner, of Wanganui, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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