Leo Gordon

Alias Lev

Russian spelling

Лев Гордон

Born 3.10.1886

Place Girtagola (Girkalnis), Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Father Solomon Gordon

Mother Leah


Wife Annie Gordon (nee Griff), married 1911, son Abraham b. 1912, Annie died 1915; wife Rebecca Gordon (nee Symonds), married 1920, Sydney

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 28.10.1908
per Ortonia
disembarked at Adelaide

Residence before enlistment Adelaide, Broken Hill, Sydney

Occupation 1911 storekeeper, 1916 clerk, hotel useful, 1920, 1930 financier, 1935 salesman

service number 6080
enlisted 25.07.1916
POE Sydney
unit 18th Battalion, 15 ASC
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917-1918
casualties WIA 1917, 1918
final fate RTA 21.12.1918
discharged 23.03.1919

Naturalisation 1911

Residence after the war Sydney, Broken Hill

Died 13.01.1942, Broken Hill, NSW


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Applications to enlist in the AIF (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Family tree on Ancestry.com

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