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Myer Gordon

Born:
1897
Died:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
GOR0271
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1897
Place of birth:
Lithuania

Death

Date of death:
30 Sivan 5676 (01 July 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Place of death:
Somme
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Thiepval Memorial

Places

Addresses

His home:
186 Dalston Lane, London (1915)
His Parents' home:
16 Marine Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea Essex (1916)

Other Organisations

Name:
Jewish Lads' Brigade
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Family

Siblings

Albert Gordon (male)
Moses Gordon (male)
Minna Gordon (female)
Blanch Gordon (female)
Francis Gordon (male)
Cecil Gordon (male)

Parents

Father: Abraham Lazarus Gordon (male)
Mother: Judith Gordon (female)

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Military record no.:
301624 (2520)
Date discharged/death:
01 July 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Rifleman
Assignments
Regiment:
London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)
Battalion/unit:
1/5th Battalion
Campaigns:
The Somme (He died the first day)

Roll of Honour

M. GORDON, 01 July 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Rifleman
Date of Death:
01/07/1916
Age:
19
Regiment / service:
(2520) 1st/5th Bn., London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)
Cemetery:
Grave reference:
Pier and Face 9 D.
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