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VC1047    Bernard Sidney Gordon

Name  Bernard Sidney Gordon   No.   23   

VC Issue No.   1047   Awards   VC     MM

Regiment   Australian Imperial Force, 41st (Queensland) Battalion, C Company



Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career  Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   Beaconsfield, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Place Of Death   At his home, Bay Home, 35 Esplanade, Torquay, Queensland, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery, Albany, Queensland, Australia

Cremated   Mount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   26 October 1918

VC Presented   


P  Memorial Plaque, Queensland Garden of Remebrance, Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery, Graham Road, Bridgeman Downs, QLD, Australia

Name on Cenotaph, Hobart, TAS, Australia

Memorial Plaque, Anglesey Barracks, Hobart, TAS, Australia

Display, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

P  VC Memorial, 119 Borella Road, Peard's Complex, East Albury, NSW, Australia

By The Way…

After the war, he was mainly involved in the Dairy business, either breeding a dairy herd or delivering milk

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Hall of Valour, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia



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BORN   16 August 1891

DIED   19 October 1963  AGE   72

VC Won   26-27 August 1918   AGE  27

Place VC Won   Fargny Wood, near Bray, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War

Thank you to Jason Daniels for photo's from Pinnaroo, Australia