We remember Gerard Montague Gordon

We remember Gerard Montague Gordon

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Sherborne United Kingdom Source:6984939 8th January 1891
1910
education Wye Agricultural College Wye United Kingdom Source:6984951 January 1910 - December 1911
1914
commission Temporary Source:6984939 15th August 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:1389689 9th February 1915
1915
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers 12th Battalion Source:6984978 13th March 1915
1916
appointments Appointed Adjutant 12th Royal Fusiliers Source:6984978 8th February 1916
1916
hospitalisation Influenza Hospital/Institution Source:6984965 2nd June 1916 - 14th June 1916
1916
service British Army Captain Royal Fusiliers 12th Battalion Source:6984978 8th June 1916
1917
hospitalisation Appendicitis Hospital/Institution Source:6984965 February 1917 - 26th May 1917
1917
location The Barn House, Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom parents address Source:6983733 1917
1917
dates Age 26 Source:6983733 12th June 1917
service British Army Source:1389689
service British Army Captain and Adjutant Royal Fusiliers 12th Source:1389689
education Wellington College United Kingdom Source:6984939
education Durnford School Langton Travers, Dorset United Kingdom Source:6984939
1917
death Killed in Action A shell fell close to HQ catching LtCol Compton, Capts Gordon, JV Wilson and Whittingham and wounding them. Gordon and Whittingham died at midnight. Compton lingered till 7 Jul when he too succumbed Belgium Source:7049730 Source:6985527 Source:6983733 9th June 1917
burial Reninghelst New Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7049730

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gerard Montague
Initials GM
Last Name Gordon
Source 1389689
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
The Barn House, Sherborne, Dorset United Kingdom parents address known 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army
British Army Royal Fusiliers 12th Captain and Adjutant
British Army Royal Fusiliers 12th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Royal Fusiliers 12th Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Unknown First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Stanier mother
George Henry Gordon father

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Des42319
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Des42319
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Des42319
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Des42319

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Des42319
Roll of Honour.com Des42319
Wye College Roll of the Fallen Des42319
University of Glasgow Memorial Des42319
London Gazette Des42319
The Royal Fusiliers in the Great War Des42319

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