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William George GORDON

Regimental number57
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCycle maker
Address74 Belgrave Terrace, College Park, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Louisa Pennington Tundry, 140 Waller Road, New Cross, London, S.E., England
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board TRANSPORT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette No. 174 (11 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 27 December 1916

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 13 September 1917

Bar to Military Medal

Recommendation date: 14 July 1918

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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