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Regimental number4505
Place of birthLancaster England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Gordon, 20 King Street, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 39), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Johanna GORDON, 20 King Street, Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa. Native of manchester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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