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Clarence Edward  Gardiner

Name on Board CE Gardiner
Name on Service
Clarence Edward   Gardiner
Enlistment Age 20
Occupation Miner
Place of Birth Launceston, Tas
Next of Kin William and Edith Gardiner
Address Weldborough, Tas
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 26/10/1914
Service No. 1228
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place No embarkation records available
Embarkation Date
Embarkation Ship
Unit on Embarkation
Date of Death 11/09/1915
Unit on Death 5th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of Wounds received at Gallipoli
Place of Wounding/
Cemetery or Memorial Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta
Additional Information Clarence Edward Gardiner enlisted with the Williamstown second contingent of 42 enlistees. There is a note on Clarence's service records that Williamstown Town Clerk had requested the date of his death. Australian War Memorial Photo P00545.044 is of Clarence Gardiner's grave in Malta. Brother: Herbert George Gardiner (1007), enlisted Welborough, Tasmania in May 1915, KIA October 1917 (not on Williamstown Town Hall Honour Board)
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 26 December 1914, p3 Australian War Memorial Photo P00545.044 Grave Sites of Tasmania, Clarence Gardiner  
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