George Bolston Gardiner

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: April 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40037
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards: Distinguished Conduct Medal
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 16.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 68 to 70 & 162 & 162A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 33 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation: Undertenter, Gilroy Sons & Co Ltd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Helen Gardiner, 116 Murray St, Montrose

  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about George Bolston Gardiner

George has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

George Gardiner   40037 Scottish Rifles

D.C.M. FOR DUNDEESOLDIER WHO FELL IN ACTION.

In the latest list of Distinguished Conduct Medal awards is the name of Private George Gardiner, a Dundee lad, who was killed on 16th August.

Private Gardiner was in the Scottish Rifles, and had been recommended for the D.C.M. just one month before he met his death.  He was the youngest son of Mrs Gardiner, 33 Hilltown, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 24th October 1917

George Gardiner   40037   Scottish Rifles

DUNDEE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION.

Pte. Geo. Gardiner, of the Scottish Rifles, who was killed in action on 16th August, was a son of Mrs Gardener, 33 Hilltown, Dundee.  Twenty-three years of age, Pte. Gardiner enlisted in the Royal Scots Fusiliers in April, 1916, and was afterwards transferred to the Scottish Rifles.  He went to France in September, 1916.  Prior to enlistment Pte. Gardiner was employed as an undertenter by Gilroy, Sons & Co., Ltd.  His two brothers are serving.

Dundee Courier 20th September 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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