George Wallace Gardiner

First Name: 
George
Middle Name: 
Wallace
Last Name: 
Gardiner
Mother's Name: 
Ann (nee Quilty)
Father's Name: 
George Gardiner
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, March 25, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
33rd Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Details: 

Private George Gardiner (Service no. 2313) was born in Wollongong circa 1886. Later in life he worked as a wheelwright.

He embarked on HMAT A30 Borda on 17th October, 1916 with 4th Reinforcements, 33rd Battalion. He served on the Western Front and was wounded 3 times. On 6th May, 1917 he received a shrapnel wound to his left forearm. On 15th October, 1917 he received a gunshot wound to his right hand. After this he was given leave in Paris over Christmas. He returned to his unit and on 9th April, 1918 and while fighting the German breakthrough he was once again wounded. This was his most serious wound with a gunshot fracturing his left tibia. He was returned to Australia in September 1918 and was discharged from the AIF medically unfit on 14th February, 1919.

George's life after discharge is unknown.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, GARDINER G W

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