We remember George Gordon Lord

We remember George Gordon Lord

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
sibling Vera May Bear Lord Source:9590492 1895
1898
birth South Yarra, Victoria Australia Source:8411309 1st February 1898
1900
sibling Charles Rowley Duffett Lord Source:9590482 1900
1905
sibling Ella Lillian Lord Source:9590467 1905
1914
service Australian Imperial Force Private 327 Head Quarters Staff Source:8411309 18th August 1914 - 15th August 1916
1914
dates Age 16 Source:8411309 18th August 1914
1914
employment Labourer - plasterer South Jarra, Victoria Australia Source:8411309 18th August 1914
1914
enlistment Melbourne Victoria Australia Source:8411309 18th August 1914
1914
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8411309 10th October 1914
1914
events Embarkation Embarkation for MEF Melbourne, Victoria Australia His young sister Ella Lillian also died on this day of diptheria. Source:8411309 20th October 1914
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8411309 8th April 1915 - 30th August 1915
1915
awards Gallipoli Medal Other War Service Award Source:8411309 1915
1915
hospitalisation Dysentry Hospital/Institution Source:8411309 13th August 1915 - 30th August 1915
1915
hospitalisation Treatment for Dysentry. Arrived from Lemnos in poor health but much improved. Hospital/Institution Source:8411309 16th September 1915 - 25th September 1915
1915
hospitalisation Convalescence Hospital/Institution Source:8411309 4th October 1915 - 16th October 1915
1916
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8411309 16th February 1916 - 22nd March 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8411309 29th March 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal (Temp) 327 Field Artillery 2nd Field Artillery Brigade Source:8411309 16th August 1916 - 11th November 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal (Temp) 327 Australian Army Medical Corps AAMC 2nd Australian Field Ambulance (Attached) Source:8411309 28th August 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Gunner 327 Field Artillery 2nd Field Artillery Brigade Source:8411309 11th November 1916
1916
appointments Promoted Corporal Source:8411309 30th December 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal 327 Australian Army Medical Corps AAMC 2nd Australian Field Ambulance (Attached) Source:8411309 30th December 1916 - 31st July 1917
1917
location 28 Palermo Street, South Yarra, Victoria Australia parents address Source:8411309 14th March 1917
1917
events Leave to UK Military Leave United Kingdom Source:8411309 11th June 1917 - 26th June 1917
1917
hospitalisation Wounded in Action going to the assistance of a wounded comrade. Hospital/Institution Source:8411309 31st July 1917
1917
death Died of wounds Gun Shot Wound in right leg compound fracture Dickebusch Belgium Source:8411309 31st July 1917
1917
dates Age 19 Source:9589652 31st August 1917
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9589712 6th November 1917
burial The Huts Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Dickebusch, West-Vlaanderen Belgium Plot I, Row B, Grave 9 Source:9589652

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Gordon
Initials GG
Last Name Lord
Source 8411309
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
28 Palermo Street, South Yarra, Victoria Australia parents address known 14th March 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 327 Head Quarters Staff Private
Australian Imperial Force 327 Field Artillery 2nd Field Artillery Brigade Corporal (Temp)
Australian Imperial Force 327 Australian Army Medical Corps AAMC 2nd Australian Field Ambulance (Attached) Corporal (Temp)
Australian Imperial Force 327 Field Artillery 2nd Field Artillery Brigade Gunner
Australian Imperial Force 327 Australian Army Medical Corps AAMC 2nd Australian Field Ambulance (Attached) Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Gallipoli Medal Other War Service Award
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Jane LORD nee Rowley mother
George Gordon Lord father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Vera May Bear nee Lord sister 1895
Charles Rowley Duffett Lord brother 1900
Ella Lillian Lord sister 1905
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Brown Dark brown
DateHeightSource
1914-08-18 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-08-18 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Joanna64499
Victoria Births Transcription Joanna64499
Australian Imperial Force Nominal Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Joanna64499
Victoria Marriages 1836-1942 Transcription Joanna64499
Victoria Deaths 1836-1985 Transcription Joanna64499
Victoria Births Transcription Joanna64499
Victoria Births Transcription Joanna64499
Victoria Deaths 1836-1985 Transcription Joanna64499

External Evidence

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Supplement to the London Gazette Joanna64499
The Library Joanna64499

Multimedia

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His final resting place MALCOLM5455
The Huts cemetery MALCOLM5455
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George Gordon Lord, Last Photograph in Amiens Joanna64499
G G Lord, Last Photograph in Amiens (reverse) Joanna64499
Medals and Badges of George Gordon Lord MM Joanna64499
Grave of G Gordon Lord MM, visited by his mother Joanna64499
Wreath laid at Gordon's grave, November 2018 Joanna64499

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