Service Details
Name:
GARDNER
Given Name:
JOHN GEORGE
Initials:
J G
Service No:
157880V
Rank:
Trooper
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Unit 2:
"C" Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-06-10
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Date of Birth:
1906-11-26
Age:
37
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during an advance on enemy positions near Bagnoregio, Italy. Two Sherman tanks were knocked out by a 75mm German gun
Additional
Information:
Son of Ethel Gardner, of Sea Point. Husband of Eileen Hilda Somerville (nee Fenton) Gardner, of "Kildare", Trafalger Square, Sea Point. Father of two sons, Roger and John. Born Benoni. A garage proprietor by trade.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, A, 13.

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