George Guyatt GARDINER MID

GARDINER, George Guyatt

Service Numbers: Officer, N60081
Enlisted: 1 November 1914, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 9 April 1891
Home Town: Darlinghurst, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Civil Servant
Died: Natural causes, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 9 August 1952, aged 61 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Darlinghurst St John's Anglican Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 13th Infantry Battalion, Sydney, New South Wales
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
1 Feb 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 13th Infantry Battalion
27 Apr 1915: Wounded 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (ankle)
10 Sep 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 13th Infantry Battalion
11 Apr 1917: Imprisoned Bullecourt (First)
5 Mar 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 13th Infantry Battalion, HT Nevasa, London for return to Australia with wife Sister Emily Cornelia Parish - arriving Fremantle 13 April 1919.
1 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain, 13th Infantry Battalion
29 Apr 1920: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, For gallant conduct and determination displayed in escaping or attempting to escape captivity.

World War 2 Service

24 Dec 1939: Enlisted SN N60081

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"...Captain George Guyatt Gardiner, 13th Battalion, of Darlinghurst, NSW. A civil servant prior to enlisting on 1 November 1914, he embarked from Melbourne, Vic, aboard HMAT Ulysses on 22 December 1914. On 27 April 1915, he was wounded on Gallipoli by a gun shot wound to the ankle, and after recovering went on to serve in France. During fighting at Bullecourt he was taken prisoner on 9 April 1917. He was a prisoner of war (POW) in Karlsruhe POW camp, and later interned in Holzminden. He was repatriated to England in December 1918 and returned to Australia in 1919." - SOURCE (

"GARDINER, George Guyatt.- August 9 1952, late 13th Battn. First A.I.F., at Randwick Repatriation Hospital, darling husband of Corrie and beloved father of Monica, Jack, Mary, Geoffrey (deceased), and Judith, and loved grandfather of Geoffrey, Robert, Barbara, and Phillp, aged 61 years.

May he rest in peace." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 11 Aug 1952 (

"GARDINER.- The Relatives andFriends of the late Captain GEORGE GARDINER are invited to attend his Funeral, to leave Christ Church St. Laurence Sydney, This Tuesday after service commencing at 9.45 a.m., for   Rookwood Crematorium.

GARDINER.- The Members of Coogee Randwick Sub branch and Club R.S.S. and A.I.L.A., are invited to attend the Funeral of their late Member GEORGE GARDINER. For further particulars see family notice." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 12 Aug 1952 (