Pte
Edward Stanley Gardner

Information about birth

Date of birth:
26/06/1877
Place of birth:
Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada

General information

Profession:
Civil engineer
Religion:
Presbyterian

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
439788
Enlistment date:
16/09/1915
Enlistment place:
Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 52nd Bn. (North Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
04/06/1916
Place of death:
Sanctuary Wood, Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
38

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." While crossing a gap formed by the esplosion of an enemy shell on a parapet in the front line, he met instant death by a bullet from a sniper's rifle.

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