Thomas Joseph GORDON

Regimental number12/577
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinA C Wallace, Kohukohu
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During our offensive he showed great courage and disregard of danger under heavy shell fire, and was of the greatest assistance to his company commander. He has previously done excellent work.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 16 August 1917

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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