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Thomas Seton Gordon

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Thomas Seton Gordon

January 22, 1916

Military Service






Border Regiment


11th Bn.

Additional Information


November 29, 1890
Owen Sound, Ontario


May 22, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Charles and Josephine Gimby Gordon. Enlisted May, 1915, C.O.T.C., 2nd University Coy. P.P.C.L.I. (University of Toronto), transf. Sept., 1915, to Border Regt.

Commemorated on Page 571 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

C. 6.


Warloy-Baillon is a village about 21 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 10 kilometres west of Albert. The Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery is on the east side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Thomas Seton Gordon– 136 Lt Thomas S. Gordon
  • Photo of Thomas Gordon– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Thomas Seton Gordon– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto Wednesday January 26 1916
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto Monday January 31 1916
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Acta Victoriana War Supplement– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower. The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who fell in the Great War.  Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room.  Bell XXII is dedicated:  "The Alumni Association and friends of Victoria College". Bell XXIII is dedicated: "University College Alumni Association". Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "2nd Lt. T. S. Gordon Bord R." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto. Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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