21 Private Ernest Gordon

Posted on 26 April 2021

Born: 15th April 1888, Liverpool, England
Previous Occupation: Pursers Writer, Fireman
Joined the Brigades as a Permanent Fireman on 18th June 1913 and rose to the rank of Third Class Fireman
Served at:

  • No 1 Station Headquarters
  • No 52 Station Campsie
  • No 11 Station Paddington
  • No 15 Station Burwood
  • No 17 Station Drummoyne

Resigned 15th August 1914

Enlisted : 17th August 1914
No 2 Coy AASC, 1st Inf Bgde HQ, "C" Company, 10 Platoon, 4th Battalion, Australian Infantry
Wounded in Action Dardenelles, BW Scalp 2nd July 1915
Killed in Action 15th April 1917 at Hermes, France
On his birthday
Commemorated: Villers Bretonneux Memorial

1914 / 15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal