Sergeant Richard Job Gardiner

Service Number 593
Birth Date 09 May 1894
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Carlton
Death Date 22 March 1982
Also known as Richard Job Gardiner
Final Rank
Units

Richard Job Gardiner was born in Carlton, Victoria. Prior to the First World War he was a blacksmith's striker. On 18 August 1914, Gardiner enlisted with the 7th Infantry Battalion at Footscray, Victoria. He was 20 years old. Gardiner embarked on the HMAT Hororata at Melbourne on 19 October 1914 and disembarked at Alexandria on 5 April 1915. He was wounded in action on three separate occasions. The first time Gardiner was wounded was on the Gallipoli Peninsula on 22 May 1915. The second time was again at Gallipoli, on 8 September 1915 during the battle of Lone Pine. The third time he was wounded was in France on 22 April 1917. Gardiner returned to Australia on 20 October 1918. Richard Gardiner died on 22 March 1982.

Collection items

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll

    Rank
    Private
    Place of Embarkation
    Melbourne
    Embarkation Ship
    HMAT Hororata A20
    Date of Embarkation
    19 October 1914
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918

Timeline

Date of birth 1894
Date of embarkation 19 October 1914
Date of death 22 March 1982

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