Lot 793: WWI. A family group to Private E.E. Gardiner, Gloucestershire Regiment and his son Private A. Gardiner, Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in an attack on a Japanese road block in Burma 1942, 1914 Star (1269 Pte E.E. Gardiner. 1/Glouc: R), British War and Victory Medals (1269 Pte. E.E. Gardiner. Glouc. R.), very fine, with original "The Small Book" to the recipient, discharge certificate and other documentation, together with a group of four attributed to Private A. Gardiner, 1939-1945 Star, Burma Star, Defence and War Medals, extremely fine with original paperwork including transmission slip with letter of condolence, Notification of Death, postcard from the recipient to his mother dated 1940 plus an account of the action. 1269 Private Edwin Ernest Gardiner, born in Chalford, Stroud 1894, served with the 1st Battalion during The Great War from 11.9.1914, wounded in action 1915 and taken to a Red Cross Hospital in Bologne, discharged 1919 as unfit for service. 5184159 Private Arthur Gardiner served during WWII the Gloucestershire Regiment, killed in action in an attack on a Japanese road block at Taukkyan, Burma 7.3.1942, Gardiner is commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial. (6)
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