Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frank Robert Gordon

In memory of:

Trooper Frank Robert Gordon

June 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/26779

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Fort Garry Horse, R.C.A.C.

Division:

10th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

July 12, 1919
Brandon, Manitoba

Enlistment:

March 25, 1941
Brandon, Manitoba

Son of Robert and Lillie Gordon of Brandon, Manitoba. Husband of Gladys Gordon.

Commemorated on Page 318 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAYEUX MEMORIAL
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 19, Column 2.

Location:

The Bayeux Memorial is located on the by-pass Rue de Sir Fabian Ware, in the south-western outskirts of the town of Bayeux, in Normandy, about 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The memorial was erected in honour of the 1,803 men of the land forces who died in the fighting in Normandy and in the advance to the River Seine, and who have no known grave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– Bayeux Memorial … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of FRANK ROBERT GORDON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– The memorial is dedicated in memory of Canadians who lost their lives while storming Juno Beach on June 6, 1944. They were members of the North Shore Regiment, Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Engineers and the Royal Canadian Artilery.  This memorial is located in St-Aubin-ser-mer, France.

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