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Full Name
Charles Gardner
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Charles
Surname
Gardner
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
17579
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
J. Gardner (brother), Glorit, via Kaukapakapa, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
21st Reinforcements Mounted Rifles Brigade
Embarkation Date
8 February 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Manuka
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
53
Page on Nominal Roll
1
Last Unit Served
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Palestine
Date of Death
22 September 1918
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Jerusalem Memorial, Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Memorial Reference
Panel 1.
Biographical Notes
Charles Gardner was the son of the late Charles and Janet Howie Gardner, of Glorit, Kaipara, New Zealand.
Additional Information
Manukathen transfer to Morea at Sydney and Mashobra at Bombay for Suez.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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