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James Gordon

In memory of:

Private James Gordon

March 2, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

799154

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 4, 1894

Son of William and Martha Gordon, of Ballymarlow, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 245 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 30.

Location:

Sains-en-Gohelle is a mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras on the road to Bethune. Fosse No.10 is a pithead and group of miners' houses south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Brothers Pte. James Gordon and Pte. Charles Gordon both died during the First World War.  Pte Charles Gordon, 11232, served with the 4th Battalion Central Ontario Regiment, and died on October 8, 1916.
  • Badge– Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Gordon was originally a member of the 134th before being transferred to the 75th (Mississauga) Bn as a reinforcement.  He was subsquently discharged from the forces and re-enlisted with the 15th Bn. Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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