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Evelyn William GORDON

Regimental number3827
Date of birth7 November 1887
Place of birthSouth Africa
SchoolSemaphore Collegiate School, South Australia
AddressNew Pelham Street, Glanville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Hannah Gordon, New Pelham Street, Glanville, South Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 62617 Pte Cyril Herbert GORDON, 6th GSR, returned to Australia [no date on NR]
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France. Wounded 20 November 1916; invalided to St Omer, France; returned to duty, 20 March 1917. Was with his unit at the cessation of hostilities.
Date of death1 October 1952

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