Private John Alfred James Gardiner (21335)

4th Bn, The Worcestershire Regiment, 88th Brigade, 29th Division, B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: St James West Malvern,

Burial/Commemoration: Helles Memorial Turkey

Nature of Death: Killed in action at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli 6/8/1915

Next of Kin: Son of the late John and Abia Gardiner of Birmingham, formerly Holm Wyleham Cottage, Croft Bank, West Malvern

Capbadge of the Worcestershire Regiment

The Malvern News reported in June 1917: “News has been received in Birmingham that Pte John Gardiner, Worcestershire Regiment whose home was at 4, Woodland Cottages, West Malvern, and was reported as a Prisoner of War is now reported as having died on the 6/8/15 or sometime later. He has two other brothers serving in France.”

In 1901 Johnny Gardiner as he was enumerated was living with his widowed mother, sister Charlotte and brother Thomas in Croft Bank, West Malvern

Malvern News 16/6/17
1901 Census: Public Record Office

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