Print Page | Close Window

Sgt James Gordon Served Gallipoli - KIA 22/7/16

Printed From: The Gallipoli Association
Category: Photograph Gallery
Forum Name: A.I.F. Personnel
Forum Description: Photos of A.I.F. personnel (identified individuals or groups).
URL: http://forum.gallipoli-association.org/forum_posts.asp?TID=677
Printed Date: 15 Oct 2019 at 11:48
Software Version: Web Wiz Forums 10.12 - http://www.webwizforums.com


Topic: Sgt James Gordon Served Gallipoli - KIA 22/7/16
Posted By: Mal Murray
Subject: Sgt James Gordon Served Gallipoli - KIA 22/7/16
Date Posted: 03 Jan 2011 at 17:16
Sergeant James Gordon, 3rd Battalion, AIF, of Wolumla. Enlisted on 21 August, 1914, & embarkedon A14 HMAT Euripides on 20 October 1914, Sgt Gordon was wounded three times at Gallipoli. He e was killed in action between 22 & 27 July, 1916 during the Battle of Pozieres Ridge, aged 21 years. Sgt Gordon has no known grave but is remembered on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
 
His AWM page may be viewed here;
 
http://www.awm.gov.au/research/people/roll_of_honour/person.asp?p=474959 - http://www.awm.gov.au/research/people/roll_of_honour/person.asp?p=474959
 
His photo and its notes may be viewd here;
 
http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/P05301.211 - http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/P05301.211
 
 
P05301.211
Photographer
Unknown
Object type
Black & white - Photomechanical print
Place made
Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made
c 1914
Credit line
Donor R Lewis
Collection
http://cas.awm.gov.au/about/collections/photographs.asp - Photograph
Description
Studio portrait of 1090 Private (later Sergeant) James Gordon, 3rd Battalion, of Tempe, NSW. Son of James and Eleanor Frances Gordon, of, Erskineville,NSW. A student prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Euripides (A14) on 20 October 1914. He was killed in action on 22 July 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 21. He was buried where he fell but post war the grave was not found and is remembered with honour on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France.
 



Print Page | Close Window

Forum Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 10.12 - http://www.webwizforums.com
Copyright ©2001-2012 Web Wiz Ltd. - http://www.webwiz.co.uk