We remember Robert Gordon Purdon

We remember Robert Gordon Purdon

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Timeline

Timeline

1909
service British Army King's Liverpool Regiment 6th Battalion Source:9517917 1909
1911
dates Age 21 Source:9517896 April 1911
1911
employment Merchant's Clerk Liverpool United Kingdom Source:9517896 April 1911
1911
location 43 Huskisson St, Liverpool United Kingdom parents address Source:9517896 April 1911
1916
hospitalisation wounded in action in France and invalided home, several months recovery then back to his regiment. Hospital/Institution Source:9517917 June 1916 - August 1916
1916
dates Age 27 Source:9517892 16th August 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant Liverpool Regiment 13th Battalion Source:9517917 August 1916 - 16th August 1916
service British Army Serjeant 1203 Liverpool Regiment Source:3622093
1916
death Killed in Action Hit by machine gun fire when going over the parapet to attack the enemy, he died before reaching a dressing station. France Source:9517890 Source:9517917 26th August 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Thiepval France Source:9517892

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Gordon
Initials RG
Last Name Purdon
Source 3622093
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
43 Huskisson St, Liverpool United Kingdom parents address known April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1203 Liverpool Regiment Serjeant
British Army King's Liverpool Regiment 6th Battalion
British Army Liverpool Regiment 13th Battalion Second Lieutenant

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