NameAlexander Gordon, SN 6975, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 25 June 1893, Samsonvale (Qld.)
Date of Death: 6 July 1918, died of wounds, France
Buried: Crouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No.27), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Alexander's parents were James Gordon and Ellen Janet Veitch Grieve. He enlisted 30 September 1916 at Brisbane. He married Ivy Sewell before he embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, in November 1916. Alexander died of wounds on 6 July 1918 aged 25. He was recommended for the Distinguished Conduct Medal on 18 September 1918. Alexander's younger brother Robert Finlay Gordon  also enlisted.Date01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 01 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia - NAA: B2455, GORDON ALanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
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