Gardner John Fusilier 4277417
Name Gardner John
Army number 4277417
Decorations None known.
Date of birth
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. Killed in Action on or about 15/2/1942 in Singapore.
Company/Battery Z Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War No - killed in action before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action Killed in Action 15/2/1942 at Singapore. Buried initially in bungalow garden, junction Syme Adam Road and Lornie Road - map reference 814146. Re-interred in Grave 18.B.12. Kranji War Cemetery 13/2/1946. Headstone inscription reads:- "TO LIVE IN HEARTS HE LEFT BEHIND, IS NOT TO DIE".
Home address Son of Frederick and Hannah Gardner. Husband of Elizabeth Swan Gardner of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.