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Allen Forbes GORDON

Regimental number966
Other NamesAlan
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressPartridge Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Gordon, Partridge Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1057 Staff Sergeant James Leslie GORDON, 4th Field Ambulance, killed in action, 24 July 1915; 1144 Pte Kenneth Douglas GORDON, 10th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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