Pte
Edwin Lincoln Gardiner

Information about birth

Date of birth:
20/11/1892
Place of birth:
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America

General information

Last known residence:
444 3rd Street, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Profession:
Car checker Canadian Pacific Railway
Religion:
Presbyterian

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
288952
Enlistment date:
20/12/1916
Enlistment place:
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Machine Gun Corps, 4th Coy.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
06/11/1917
Place of death:
Tyne Cottage, Tyne Cot, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
24

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 32.

Points of interest 4

#1 Place of birth
#2 Last known residence
#3 Enlistment place
#4 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." He was on duty with a carrying party in the vicinity of Passchendaele and whilst resting in a shell hole on the way up the line a large shell exploded in the midst of the party and he was instantly killed.

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