Ref ID: 2880
Robert John Gordon
Belfast Telegraph Newspaper Photograph of Private Robert John Gordon.
Name: Robert John Gordon.
Service Number: 28275.
Battalion. 11th Battalion.
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Died: 16th August 1917.
Address: 11 North Boundary Street, Belfast
Robert John Gordon, son of Elizabeth Campbell, lived at 11 North Boundary Street, Shankill Road Belfast
Robert joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
He was posted as part of the British Expeditionary Force.
Robert was a Private in the 11th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when in Ypres, Belgium, he was Killed In Action on the 16th August 1917
A local newspaper states.
Mrs Campbell, 11 North Boundary Street, Belfast, has been officially notified that her son, Private Robert Gordon, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, has been wounded. Prior to enlisting in December 1915 he was in the employment of Messrs Cochrane Bros, Bo'ness
Private Robert J Gordon, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, previously reported wounded, is now officially reported killed on the 16th August. Deceased was a son of Mrs Campbell, 11 North Boundary Street, Belfast
Roberts Soldiers Effects were left to his mother, however a brother, James R Gordon described as living in New York, U.S.A, is also mentioned within the ledger.
A Dependant Pension Application Form shows a J Gordon and his mother Elizabeth Campbell as claimants.
His name in inscribed upon a Memorial Plaque within Townsend Street Presbyterian Church, Belfast, of which he was a member
Robert received the British War Medal and Victory Medal
He is Remember at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
To Remember Is To Honour
Shankill Roll of Honour
Newspaper, Photograph, Photograph - Belfast Telegraph