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Alexander GORDON

Regimental number6975
Place of birthSampsonvale Queensland
AddressSamson Vale, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs I Gordon, Kelvin Grove Road, Newmarket, Queensland
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 18 September 1918


Recommendation date: "5-6 May 1918"

FateDied of wounds 6 July 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 27), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen GORDON, Samson Vale, Queensland; husband of Ivy GORDON, arthur Terrace, Red Hill, Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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