GARDINER / GARDNER – John HEIC 3rd European Regiment

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NameGARDINER / GARDNER – John
Regiment (s)Honourable East India Company 3rd European Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 245
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
June 1858 / 21 years / Unknown location
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
Not yet known
Overseas Service/DurationHEIC
Length of Service1 year 7 months
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 29th January 1860 / not stated
Campaign MedalsNot yet known: wounded in action
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Not stated
Pension Districts1860 2nd Glasgow
1863 Tilbury
1863-1909 Western Australia
Pension Paid9d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
23rd September 1863 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
LORD DALHOUSIE 28th December 1863
Date/Place of Birth1837 Glasgow Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
GARDNER John
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
LAWSON Isabella
1839  Hamilton Lanarkshire Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage18th June 1860 Central District Glasgow Scotland
Children by 1st WifeJohn B 1861 Milton Glasgow Lanarkshire Scotland
M HOGAN Catherine 17th June 1902 Geraldton Western Australia
D 5th February 1951 Sunset Home Nedlands Western Australia
bur Roman Catholic Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Alexander B 1864 Fremantle Western Australia
D 31st December 1883 Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
James David Lawson B 30th March 1866 Perth Western Australia
M MURPHY (nee HENNESSY) Ellen 30th September 1907 New Norcia Western Australia
D 4th June 1946 Bassendean Western Australia
Susan B 1867 Guildford Western Australia
M TURNER George 1887 Perth Western Australia
D 5th September 1935 Bayswater Western Australia
bur Presbyterian Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Henry B 1870 Perth Western Australia
M UNKNOWN Maria (1872-1946)
D 17th August 1950 Mt Hawthorn Western Australia
bur Presbyterian Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
2nd WifeMcKAY Isabella nee PATTON
B 1836 Ayr Scotland
1st husband –  McKAY John – 96th Regiment arrived Merchantman 1863
Date/Place of Marriage1872 Perth Western Australia
Children by 2nd WifeJohn Donald B 24th December 1872 Perth Western Australia
M CROWTHER Margaret 28 December 1913 Western Australia
D 4th August 1934 Perth Hospital Perth Western Australia
bur Chirst of Christ Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Ernest B 1872 Western Australia
M CURNOW Frances 1908 Perth Western Australia (Tentative)
D 1921 Perth Western Australia (Tentative)
Isabella B 1874 Western Australia
M OLDHAM John 1899 Western Australia
D 28th July 1946 Victoria Park Western Australia
bur Wesleyan Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Agnes B 1877 Western Australia
D 10th September 1877
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Australia
17th February 1883 granted  Canning Location No 136 of 20 acres ( formerly held by James Cunningham, Bernard McGrath and Michael Fennell ) (Title Deed 5/229)
Occupation after
Arrival
Possible position as Assistant Warder
Newspaper ArticlesWest Australian Friday 21 August 1908 – page 7 (Obit Isabella Gardner)
Western Mail Saturday 29th May 1909 (Obit John  Gardner)
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial7th May 1909 Perth Western Australia
Congregational Section East Perth Cemeteries (Grave 43) Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
1st Wife
1872 Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
18th August 1908 Perth Western Australia
Congregational Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateCopy of second wife Isabella Gardner’s will available at State Records Office of Western Australia (SRO Cons 3403/1908/169)
Further InformationSon John was a Boer War veteran, possibly Service No 521 of the Mounted Infantry Contingent or Private 311 of the 1st Battalion Railway Pioneer Regiment

Isabella McKay nursed Isabella Gardner during her illness at the Barracks