Engineman Alexander Gordon

Royal Naval Reserve, HM Drifter Ferndale

Died: Monday 27 December 1915 (aged 30)

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Record:
GORDON, ALEXANDER
Additional information:
Husband of Elspeth Gordon, of 7, Main St., Inverallochy, Aberdeenshire.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
10.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Garmouth District WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 78576)
Location:
Garmouth, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Kennethmont - WW1 (WMR 8592)
Location:
Kennethmont, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
The Buffs (East Kent) Regiment -First World War Book Of Remembrance (WMR 40979)
Location:
Canterbury, Kent
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Shieldaig Registration District (WMR 57509)
Location:
Torridon, Highland
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Bucksburn (Newhills Parish) (WMR 5827)
Location:
Bucksburn, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Keith (WMR 8660)
Location:
Keith, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Cairnbulg and Inverallochy (WMR 8564)
Location:
Inverallochy, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Kincardine and Croick (WMR 57909)
Location:
Ardgay, Highland
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Creich Parish-Airdens, Creich, Ospisdale, Bonar Bridge, Invershin, Migdale and Tulloch (Sutherland) (WMR 6023)
Location:
Bonar Bridge, Highland
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Ross-Shire Constabulary (WMR 75931)
Location:
Dingwall, Highland
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Ayr Park - Obelisk (WMR 8834)
Location:
Ayr, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Fraserburgh (WMR 5844)
Location:
Fraserburgh, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Garmouth District (WMR 8713)
Location:
Garmouth, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Insch and District War Memorial Hospital (WMR 57109)
Location:
Insch, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
St. James' Church (WMR 34928)
Location:
Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Gordon, Alexander
Memorial:
Cookham (WMR 7925)
Location:
Cookham, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Doe Lea Church Mission (WMR 14325)
Location:
Ault Hucknall, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Church - WW1 (WMR 18200)
Location:
Bromley By Bow, Greater London
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Newry High School (WMR 6074)
Location:
Newry, Down
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Crossmichael Memorial Hall (WMR 71831)
Location:
Crossmichael, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Nawton Beadlam And Skiplam (WMR 47244)
Location:
Nawton, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
United Free Church WW1 Roll of Honour, Grantown on Spey (WMR 69506)
Location:
Grantown-on-Spey, Highland
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Bathgate (WMR 5642)
Location:
Bathgate, Lothian
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
City of Glasgow Police WW1 (WMR 69829)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
City of Glasgow Police WW1 replica (WMR 87218)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Melrose Parish- including Lieutenant Colonel A F D Hamilton VC (WMR 57812)
Location:
Melrose, Borders
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
St George's Church - WW1 (WMR 7749)
Location:
Toddington, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Ancient Order of Foresters, Court Donside No. 6770 Roll of Honour (now held privately) (WMR 78721)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Foveran (WMR 8582)
Location:
Foveran, Grampian
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Harrow On The Hill (WMR 11092)
Location:
Harrow On The Hill, Greater London
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
St Marys Church - WW1 (WMR 11160)
Location:
Harrow On The Hill, Greater London
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Sutton War Memorial (WMR 12539)
Location:
Sutton, Greater London
Name recorded:
Gordon, A
Memorial:
Muir of Ord (Parish of Urray) (WMR 57501)
Location:
Muir of Ord, Highland

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Gordon
Context:
joined
Date:
27 Dec 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Fusiliers (page 140)
Name:
Lieutenant Gordon
Context:
other
Date:
31 Dec 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 10 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. (page 316)
Name:
Private C Gordon
Context:
Wounded
Date:
30 Dec 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 194)
Name:
Lieutenant W L Gordon
Context:
other
Date:
31 Dec 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 10 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. (page 314)
Name:
Lieutenant W E Gordon
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
31 Dec 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 10 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. (page 312)