William B. Gordon

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Broughty Ferry
  • Service no: 2246
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Montrose
  • Address: 142 Lochee Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Denburn Works
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Gordon

  • Father:

    William Gordon, 142 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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