Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant Gordon Beresford Alford, 1st Battalion of Mosman, NSW. A bank accountant prior to enlistment, he embarked from Sydney on HMAT Nestor (A71) on 9 April 1916. He ...

Collection ID P05413.001
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant Gordon Beresford Alford, 1st Battalion of Mosman, NSW. A bank accountant prior to enlistment, he embarked from Sydney on HMAT Nestor (A71) on 9 April 1916. He ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown
Date made 21 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant Gordon Beresford Alford, 1st Battalion of Mosman, NSW. A bank accountant prior to enlistment, he embarked from Sydney on HMAT Nestor (A71) on 9 April 1916. He was wounded in action during fighting near Pozieres, France on 23 July 1916 and died of wounds on 12 August 1916 in the Empire Hospital, London, aged 31. He is buried in the Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery, United Kingdom.

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