Vivian Gilbert GARNER

GARNER, Vivian Gilbert

Service Number: 54
Enlisted: 16 September 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Talbot, February 1890
Home Town: Talbot, Central Goldfields, Victoria
Schooling: Talbot State School and Austral College
Occupation: Railway clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 8 August 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 54, Melbourne, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, 54, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 54, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 54, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
1 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, 54, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW (chest)
27 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 14th Infantry Battalion
8 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 14th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: awm_unit: 14 Battalion awm_rank: Second Lieutenant awm_died_date: 1917-08-08

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"... Second Lieutenant Vivian Gilbert Garner. A railway clerk from, Talbot, Victoria, prior to enlistment, he embarked from Melbourne with the 14th Battalion aboard HMAT Ulysses (A38) on 22 December 1914. 2nd Lt Garner was killed in action in Belgium on 8 August 1917. He was 27 years old." - SOURCE (