Studio portrait of 1090 Private (later Sergeant) James Gordon, 3rd Battalion, of Tempe, NSW. Son of James and Eleanor Frances Gordon, of, Erskineville,NSW. A student prior to enlisting, he ...

Accession Number P05301.211
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 1090 Private (later Sergeant) James Gordon, 3rd Battalion, of Tempe, NSW. Son of James and Eleanor Frances Gordon, of, Erskineville,NSW. A student prior to enlisting, he ...
Object types Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1914
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 1090 Private (later Sergeant) James Gordon, 3rd Battalion, of Tempe, NSW. Son of James and Eleanor Frances Gordon, of, Erskineville,NSW. A student prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Euripides (A14) on 20 October 1914. He was killed in action on 22 July 1916 at Pozieres, France, aged 21. He was buried where he fell but post war the grave was not found and is remembered with honour on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France.