Friends of Hastings Cemetery
Charles Gregory Gardiner 1849-
In Loving Memory of
Charles Gregory Gardiner
Commander R N
Who entered into rest 8th August 1903
Charles had a short naval career he was made a Mate and Sub Lieutenant on 19the August 1868 and served on HMS Forte. He was made a full Lieutenant in December 1878.
Will of Charles Gregory Gardiner, late of No. 2, Magdalen-
SAD AFFAIR AT HASTINGS. SUDDEN SEIZURE AFTER A GAME OF GOLF. (SPECIAL OBITUARY NOTICE.)
It is with much regret that we have to announce the painfully sudden death of Commander Gardiner, son of the late Rector of St. Leonards, the Rev. George Gregory Gardiner, and very well-
The circumstance of his death are set forth in the following report of the inquest before the Borough Coroner, Mr C. Davenport Jones, at the Market Hall, on Monday evening.
The first witness was John William Gardiner, a retired India Civil Servant, living at 92, Halton-
Willem Jones, a golf caddie, of 104, All Saints-
black in the face, and appeared to be dead. Witness fetched a doctor, and deceased was afterwards taken to the mortuary. By the Coroner—He didn’t see any signs of a struggle.
Mr. Charles Richard Mason, a surgeon, said he was called to see the deceased, who was quite dead. Witness had made a post mortem examination, and death was caused by the rupture of a small blood-