William Henry GORDON

Regimental number334
Place of birthGrafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPark Road, Moore Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mary Jane Gordon, Park Road, Moore Park, Sydney, NSW,
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Valuable work at Pozieres, showing courage and initiative.
Recommendation date: 30 July 1916

Military Medal

Personal bravery and fine example at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 23 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 13 August 1918
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Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Date of death5 October 1959