GARDNER, John James
(Service number 47322)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 15 May 1883 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Painter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs L. GARDNER (mother), Dee Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 26th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 9 June 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 16 August 1947 Age 64 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 106, Plot 21
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John James Gardner, born at Timaru, was one of the younger members of the large family of Joshua Dixon and Lucy Gardner.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [10 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [09 December 2016]

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