Sunday 31 May 2009

Corporal James Davidson Gordon

Born on 4 October 1889 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland - next of kin listed as Mina Gordon, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as stonemason, married, currently a member of the active militia, previously served in the military, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 7 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, hazel eyes, black hair.

Joined the 35th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 5 April 1915 (number 405512) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 or 28 March 1918 - invalided sick to England on 6 September 1918.

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