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Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) Harold Phillip Gardiner

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Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) Harold Phillip Gardiner

Birth
Wellingborough Borough, Northamptonshire, England
Death
7 Aug 1942 (aged 23)
Kessel, Peel en Maas Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Burial
Nijmegen, Nijmegen Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Plot
Coll. grave 12. E. 7-9.
Memorial ID
13826896 View Source

HAROLD PHILIP GARDINER, born 3.11.1918, entered the School in September 1930. He played for the 1st Rugby XV, and was Victor Ludorum, Senior Athletics in 1932. He became a Prefect in 1934.
In July 1934, he entered the R.A.F. at Halton as an Aircraft Apprentice. He became Sgt. Flt Engineer of No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron. In August 1942, after a flight over Cologne he crashed in Holland, and is buried in the British Cemetery at Jonkersharsck (Jonkebos), Nignenen (Nijmegen), Holland.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Gardiner, 84 Newcomen Road, Wellingborough, husband of Margaret O. Gardiner, of Hasketon, Suffolk.

HAROLD PHILIP GARDINER, born 3.11.1918, entered the School in September 1930. He played for the 1st Rugby XV, and was Victor Ludorum, Senior Athletics in 1932. He became a Prefect in 1934.
In July 1934, he entered the R.A.F. at Halton as an Aircraft Apprentice. He became Sgt. Flt Engineer of No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron. In August 1942, after a flight over Cologne he crashed in Holland, and is buried in the British Cemetery at Jonkersharsck (Jonkebos), Nignenen (Nijmegen), Holland.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Gardiner, 84 Newcomen Road, Wellingborough, husband of Margaret O. Gardiner, of Hasketon, Suffolk.


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