GARDNER, John Donald McKay - 3660

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Original items held by the Army Museum of Western Australia

Pte John Donald McKay Gardner
Conflict World War 1
Service Arm Australian Imperial Force
Unit 51st Infantry Battalion
Service No. 3660
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 1871
Date of Death
Relatives Father - GARDNER, John - 1857, 1267, 245
Mother - Isabella Paton
Wife - Margaret Gardner

Attestation and casualty documents

On August 18th 1922, John risked his life to save fellow linesman, John Buckman, from electrocution and was awarded a Bronze Medal for his courage and humanity.