Kenneth Rowe (Ken) GARD

GARD, Kenneth Rowe

Service Numbers: 791, Q218075
Enlisted: 26 June 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 16th (Townsville) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Born: Mosman, New South Wales, 12 December 1897
Home Town: Mosman, Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: Chemist
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 6 August 1976, aged 78 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

26 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 791, Sydney, New South Wales
30 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 791, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 791, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
7 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 791, 36th Heavy Artillery Group

World War 2 Service

5 Jul 1942: Enlisted Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2), Private, SN Q218075, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Ingham, Queensland
6 Jul 1942: Involvement Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2), Lieutenant, SN Q218075, 16th (Townsville) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Louis Frederick Gard and Alice Rowe