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Private Albert Gordon

Private Albert Gordon, number 1817, of the 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, was accidentally killed on the railway on 29th August 1914.  The 5th Battalion were located in and around Didcot in order to protect lines of communication.  Private Gordon is buried in Uffington Church Yard, Vale of the White Horse.  He was born in London and enlisted in Lancaster, as a pre-war Territorial Force Member.


The grave of Private Albert Gordon, number 1817, of the 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, who was accidentally killed on the railway on 29th August 1914.  The 5th Battalion were located in and around Didcot in order to protect lines of communication.  Private Gordon is buried in Uffington Church Yard.  He was born in London and enlisted in Lancaster, as a pre-war Territorial Force Member.
Accession Number: KO3002/01

 

 

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