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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.
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