Gordon Craig Service Record
Gordon's Record shows Home Service until 23/12/1914 when his Battalion was shipped to Malta, then Egypt & finally Gallipoli. He contracted Enteric Fever at Gallipoli & hospitalised, taken to Malta for further treatment, then brought back to UK military hospitals.
Recovered & posted to France on 12/12/1916. He served on the Western Front until he was wounded in action 21-22/12/1917, hospitalised at Etaples & evacuated to UK military hospitals.
Recovered again, but deemed unfit for front line service, he was transferred to the Labour Corps on 15th December 1917 & posted to 49th Company on 23rd February 1918 (his paperwork states 3rd (Reserve) Bn London Regt), joining the unit on 26/02/1918.
He was in the field from 3/3/1918. On 20/4/1918, he was stood to with other able Soldiers assembled into a 'Emergency Combatant Unit'. On the 27/4/1918, his record states 'Return to Coy'. Last entry is died of wounds received in action 30/5/1918 Vignacourt Casualty Clearing Station.