This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
William B. Gordon
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
- Service no: 2246
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 14.10.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Montrose
- Address: 142 Lochee Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Denburn Works
William Gordon, 142 Lochee Rd, Dundee
More about William B. Gordon
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
William Gordon 2246 Black Watch
BRECHIN BANDSMAN KILLED.
Mr and Mrs William Gordon, 6 Crocket’s Buildings. Brechin, have received official intimation that their son, Private William Gordon, Black Watch, was killed in action on 14th October. Private Gordon was well known as a member of the Brechin City Band, and was employed at Denburn Works.
Montrose, Arbroath and Brechin Review 10th November 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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