GORDON, Colin McFarlane
(Service number 3/673)

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Date 23 May 1895 Place of Birth Christchuch

Enlistment Information

Date 13 May 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment Union Bank, Timaru
Occupation Law clerk for G H R Ulrich, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin S.J.Gordon (Father), Union Bank, Timaru
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation No 2 Stationary Hospital
Unit, Squadron, or Ship MedicalĀ  Corps
Date 13 June 1915
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1915-16, Egypt Expeditionary Force 1916, France and Belgium 1916
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); Military personnel file via Archives New Zealand (March 2015)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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