GORDON, Frederick William John
(Service number 9/1427)

Aliases Frederick William John GARLICK at death
First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 27 September 1893 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 32 York Street, Dunedin
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs S. GORDON (mother), 32A Oxford Street, South Dunedin
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 7th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Otago Mounted Rifles
Date 9 October 1915
Transport Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Motor driver


Date 10 May 1963 Age 69 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 6, Plot 257
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick William John Gordon was the son of Frederick West Gordon and Susan (Susanah Margaret) née Williams. frederick was educated at Waimataitai and Timaru Main schools before going out to work at age 13. His father, Frederick and his brother Robert all changed their surname legally from Gordon to the family name Garlick. Frederick married Gladys May Arps in 1923.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [28 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [28 June 2017]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery Christchurch burial record (Christchurch City Council) [28 June 2017]; School Admission Records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [29 June 2017]

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