Gordon Benjamin L/Cpl 4455692

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Personnel Entry

L/Cpl B Gordon's CWGC headstone.
L/Cpl B Gordon's CWGC headstone.

Name Gordon Benjamin
Army number 4455692
Rank L/Cpl
Date of birth Born County Durham 1913/14.
Age 26
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly Spring 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Listed MISSING 11/5/40, 31/5/40, 20/6/40. Presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/1940.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Benjamin and Isabel Gordon, husband of Lily Gordon, Stanley. Buried Sp. Mem. Plot 8. Row J. Grave 1. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 11DLI