Priestley Gordon A/ L-Cpl 4456747
Name Priestley Gordon
Army number 4456747
Rank Acting Lance Corporal
Date of birth
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no exact enlistment date known but his Regimental Number suggests Summer 1939. Posted ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted 10th Battalion DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in France. Taken Prisoner of War - notified 12/7/1940. A report to this effect appeared in the Auckland Chronicle on 25/7/1940. Repatriated. Relegated to Class Z Army Reserve 13/8/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Promotions Acting Lance Corporal
Prisoner of War Yes - Camps 20A and (3A), P.o.W. Number 9706.
Died/Killed in action
Source table 10DLI