Pte
Joseph Gardiner

Information about birth

Date of birth:
25/05/1872
Place of birth:
New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

General information

Profession:
Miner
Religion:
Roman Catholic

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
68340
Enlistment date:
22/04/1915
Enlistment place:
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 25th Bn. (Nova Scotia Rifles)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
08/10/1915
Place of death:
Siege Farm, Kemmel, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
43

Memorial

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

Points of interest 3

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

My story

"Killed in Action." He was blown up and killed when the enemy fired a mine under the trenches in front of Kemmel on the evening of October 8th, 1915.

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