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James Lindsay Gordon

In memory of:

Air Vice Marshal James Lindsay Gordon

March 3, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

C13

Age:

47

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

seconded to the Militia

Citation(s):

Distinguished Flying Cross, London Gazette No. 11247 dated 20 September 1918. Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette dated 19 December 1917. The Board of Trade Sea Gallantry Medal 29 May 1917.

Additional Information


Born:

December 11, 1892
Montreal, Quebec

Enlistment:

April 1, 1924
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of E.P. Gordon of Montreal, Quebec. Brother of Edward Douglas and Helen Gaylord Baldwin. Husband of Maude Isobel Rebeccah (nee Pearson) Gordon of Rockcliffe, Ontario. Air Vice Admiral Gordon was discharged on 31 January 1940 and died a short time later.

Commemorated on Page 13 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MOUNT ROYAL CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Located in Montreal (Quebec)

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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