Wing Commander John Rutherford Gordon

Service number 159, 250854
Ranks Held Lieutenant, Second Lieutenant, Sergeant
Birth Date 1895-06-18
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Gilberton
Death Date 1978-12-11
Death Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Daw Park
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit Australian Flying Corps
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-06-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-27



Date of birth 18 June 1895
Date of enlistment 20 August 1914
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date of recommendation honour or award 1917
Date of embarkation 21 June 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 02 April 1918
Date returned to Australia 06 May 1919
Date of death 11 December 1978