Sunday, 8 November 2009

Pte. William Gordon, 6th Bn. Seaforth Highlanders

Pte. William Gordon, Seaforth Highlanders, died 13th November 1916, buried Mailly Wood Cemetery, France. Commemorated on Golspie War Memorial.

William was born around 1894 at Cambusmore, The Mound, Golspie, son of William Gordon, head gardener at Cambusmore and his wife Elizabeth Stage and grandson of Donald Gordon, shepherd, and his wife Isabella Pendrith and of John Stage, master tinsmith in Golspie and his wife Annie Gow.

A news report of young William's death in France confirmed he was the youngest son of this family.

Photograph by Shirley Sutherland, Golspie.

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