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Benjamin Sinton Gardiner
8 March 1928 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America [ s4281 ]
16 Novenber 2008 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States of America [ s4281 ]
in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States of America
Born 11 February 1901 - Died 10 September 1980
Born 3 September 1896 - Died 21 May 1984
Born 16 January 1930 - Died 17 January 2015
4 July 1950 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States of America
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United States World War II Army Enlistment Records
Name: Benjamin S. Gardiner
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 2 May 1946
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for Hawaiian Department
Event Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Race: White
Citizenship Status: citizen
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: MICHIGAN
Education Level: 4 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Military Rank: Private
Army Branch: Air Corps
Army Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source Reference: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge
Serial Number: 16210231
Affiliate ARC Identifier: 1263923
Box Film Number: 02342.91
[RFSS Oct 2014]

United States Korean War Dead and Army Wounded
Name: Benjamin Gardiner
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 07 Oct 1951
Event Place: North Korea Sector
Casualty Detail Note: Seriously wounded in action by missile
Casualty Type: Returned to Duty (FECOM)
Military Casualty Group: Returned to Duty (FECOM)
Military Disposition Date: 11 Oct 1951
Military Disposition Place: North Korea
Military Rank: Private First Class
Military Specialty: Light Weapons Infantryman
Service Number: RA12371023
Military Service Branch: Infantry
Program Sequence: IN DIV - 2ND
Program Element: IN DIV INF REGT
Military Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
Race: White
Residence Place: New York, United States
Affiliate ARC Identifier: 583580
[RFSS Oct 2015]

Obituary published in the Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexico on Friday November 21, 2008


Benjamin Sinton Gardiner, age 80, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2008, in Albuquerque, NM.

He was born to William and Isabella Gardiner on March 8, 1928 in Detroit, MI.

Benjamin served his country proudly during WWII and the Korean Conflict for the United States Air Force.

He was a supervisor for Sandia National Labs and retired after 37 years of service.

Benjamin was a member of the BPOE # 461 and he was a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary for 37 years.

Benjamin will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. His love and compassion will never be forgotten.

He is survived by his loving wife for over 58 years, Vera Mae Gardiner; their children: two daughters, Nancy E. McHugh and Amy Hartle and husband, Richard; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by his brother, Arthur Gardiner and his wife, Marian. Benjamin was preceded in death by his one son, Todd William Gardiner; and one brother, Robert Gardiner.

Friends may visit Friday, November 21, 2008, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel.

The Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2008, at 11:00 a.m., at Our Lady of Annunciation Catholic Church, Claremont and Vermont Streets NE.

Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in honor of Benjamin to a charity of your choice.

Please visit our online guestbook for Benjamin at French 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400

[RFSS Oct 2015]

United States Social Security Death Index
Given Name: Benjamin
Middle Name: Sinton
Surname: Gardiner
Birth Date: 8 Mar 1928
State: New Mexico
Last Place of Residence: Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico
Previous Residence Postal Code: 87110
Event Date: 16 Nov 2008
Age 80
[RFSS Oct 2015]
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