Robert Gordon

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: August 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Lochgelly
  • Service no: 3/7384
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 28
  • Date of Death: 26.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 135 to 136

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address: 229 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation: Miner, Mary Pit, Lochore
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Ann Dalton (formerly Gordon), 229 Hilltown, Dundee. Died 01.03.1923

  • Children:

    George, born 20.02.1915

More about Robert Gordon

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. George was residing in the orphan hosital, Edinburgh, following the death of his mother.

Robert Gordon   3/7384   Gordon Highlanders

Presumed Dead.

Corpl. Robert Gordon, Gordon Highlanders, who had been posted missing since 26th October last, is now presumed to have died on that date.  Corporal Gordon was 28 years of age.  He enlisted in August, 1914, and was formerly employed as a miner in Mary Pit, Lochore.  His wife resides at 229 Hilltown.

Dundee Courier 27th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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