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DANIEL GORDON

GORDON, DANIEL

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  14610

UNIT:   ‘A’ COMPANY, N.Z. MACHINE GUN CORPS

BORN:       05/03/1896          -       NAPIER

DIED:     28/08/1918        KILLED IN ACTION
     
PLACE:    IN THE FIELD, BAPAUME, FRANCE

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   John and Louisa GORDON, HATUMA

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr JOHN GORDON (father), HATUMA

OCCUPATION:  SHEPHERD

EMPLOYER:   P.F. WALL, HATUMA

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   HATUMA

HEIGHT:   5’ 9”        WEIGHT:    133lb.        CHEST:   32”

COMP:   MEDIUM        EYES:   BLUE        HAIR:  BLACK
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   GREVILLIERS BRITISH CEMETERY, 
                                 PAS-DE-CALAIS, FRANCE                

                           
ENLISTED:  TRENTHAM             DATE:   06/03/1916

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:  14th   

MILITARY RECORD:
06/03/1916.  POSTED ‘B’ COMPANY, 14th REINFORCEMENT.
05/05/1916.  ADMITTED HOSPITAL FEATHERSTON CAMP (MEASLES).
26/06/1916.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT 56 ‘MAUNGANUI’.
23/08/1916.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
25/08/1916.  POSTED ‘C’ COMPANY, 2nd BRIGADE TRAINING BATTALION.
14/09/1916.  PROCEEDED OVERSEAS (FRANCE).
01/10/1916.  JOINED UNIT, 2nd BATTALION AUCKLAND REGIMENT.
08/06/1917.  WOUNDED IN ACTION (GUNSHOT WOUND RIGHT ARM).
12/06/1917.  REJOINED UNIT.
01/08/1917.  REPORTED WOUNDED IN ACTION (2nd OCCASION).
11/08/1917.  EMBARKED FOR ENGLAND (WOUNDED).
12/08/1917.  ADMITTED WALTON-ON-THAMES (FRACTURED RIGHT ARM).
21/08/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO CONVALESCENT DEPOT, HORNCHURCH.
16/09/1917.  DISCHARGED TO CODFORD ON LEAVE.
05/11/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO N.Z. MACHINE GUN CORPS, ENGLAND.
17/03/1918.  PROCEEDED OVERSEAS (FRANCE) FROM N.Z.MACHINE GUN DEPOT,
        GRANTHAM.
20/03/1918.  ADMITTED 20th GENERAL HOSPITAL (MILD SCABIES).
25/03/1918.  DISCHARGED TO BASE DEPOT.
04/04/1918.  JOINED N.Z. MACHINE GUN BATTALION FROM BASE DEPOT.
28/08/1918.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD, FRANCE.
                                                      

                                                              
AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.