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VC1188    James Heather Gordon

Name   James Heather Gordon   No.      

VC Issue No.   1188   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Australian Military Forces, 2nd/31st (Queensland & Victoria) Battalion



Rank VC Won    Private

Rank End Of Career   Warrant Officer Class II

Place Of Birth   Rockingham, Australia

Place Of Death   Perth, Western Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Karrakatta Crematorium, Hollywood, Perth, Australia

Cremated   Karrakatta Crematorium, Hollywood, Perth, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes     Plot/Grave no.  Anglican Section

Gazetted    28 October 1941

VC Presented   26 September 1942, Governor-General of Australia, Lord Gowrie VC, Australia


P  Memorial Plaque at Karrakatta Crematorium, Hollywood, Perth, Western Australia

P  Display at Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Memorial Plaque, Western Australian War Memorial, Kings Park, Perth, WA, Australia

Memorial Plaque, Post Office, Constable Street, Gingin, WA, Australia

Monument, The Strand, Kissing Point, Townsville, Q, Australia

James Gordon VC Rest Area, Hume Highway, Belanglo, NSW, Australia

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

Gordon  Road, Loxwood, SA, Australia

By The Way…

VC Held By

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



VC 1187 VC 1189
VC 1187
VC 1189

BORN    7 March 1909

DIED   10 July 1941   AGE   77

VC Won   7 July 1941    AGE    32

Place VC Won   Greenhill, Djezzine, Syria

War/Campaign   Second World War

VC Ephemera

Second World War