GEORGE EDWARD GARDNER

image from 1918 Chronical newspaper

 

Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 29th April 1918; age: 27; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Croydon, Surrey.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 202747

Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 799, Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

P.XI.J.5B.

St. Sever Cemetery Extension,

Rouen,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   35, Beck Street, Ipswich.

 

George was 7 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Thomas gardner, 32, a Shoeing Smith, born Freston.

Lavinia Elizabeth Gardner (nee Mayhew), 29, born Harkstead, Suffolk.

Ellen Jane Gardner, 8, born Ipswich.

William Thomas Gardner, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1901   35, Beck Street, Ipswich.

 

George was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William, 42, Shoeing Smith.

Lavinia, 39.

Ellen, 18.

William, 14, a Porter – Wine Merchant.

Robert Charles Gardner, 7, born Ipswich.

 

1911   35, Beck Street, Ipswich.

 

George was 20 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant. He was living with his widowed mother.

Lavinia, 49.

1 boarder.

 

George’s father, William Thomas Gardner, died 1908, Ipswich.

 

Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion:

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