Saturday 30 May 2009

Private Angus Gordon

Born on 17 December 1889 in Halifax, Nova Scotia - next of kin listed as L. Gordon, Valparaiso, South America - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as baker, single, no current military service, previously served with HMS Canada (two years), Roman Catholic, height of 5 feet 7.25 inches, chest of 38.25 inches fully expanded, swarthy complexion, brown/hazel eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Barriefield, Ontario, on 31 July 1915 (number 410282) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 20 December 1917.

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