Private Percy Gordon

Leicestershire Regiment

Died: Tuesday 28 March 1916 (aged 20)

Connected records

Record:
GORDON, PERCY
Additional information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Gordon, of 52; Morley Rd., Leicester.
Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. D. 27.
Country:
France

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
Gordon, P
Memorial:
Penicuik (WMR 44693)
Location:
Penicuik, Lothian
Name recorded:
Gordon, P
Memorial:
St James the Less Church - WW1 Board (WMR 53629)
Location:
Penicuik, Lothian
Name recorded:
Gordon, P
Memorial:
Strathspey and District (WMR 8714)
Location:
Grantown-on-Spey, Highland

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Name:
Lieutenant Gordon
Context:
other
Date:
28 Mar 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 56 Field Company Royal Engineers (page 168)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Gordon
Context:
other
Date:
31 Mar 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 76 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Gordon Highlanders. (page 30)
Name:
Second Lieutenant R K Gordon
Context:
joined
Date:
26 Mar 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 76 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Gordon Highlanders. (page 24)
Name:
Captain W L Gordon
Context:
other
Date:
31 Mar 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 10 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. (page 368)