In Memory of
ROBERT PATRICK GORDON
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Son of James A. and Jeannie Gordon,
of Christkirk, Insch, Aberdeenshire.
War Mem - Robt P Gordon, Christkirk- brother
of George Gordon, above.
From memorial card - died in Belgium age
19. Known to family and friends as Pat
Regimental History entry, This action, known as The First Attack on Bellewarde, was fought between the Menin Road and the Ypres-Roulers railway. 4GH had 57 casualties in the single company involved, "D" including "U" Coy
At the outbreak of war "U" Coy was at a training camp at Tain, Ross- shire. They left there directly for Bedford without returning to Aberdeen, University history notes.
4/8/1914 Aberdeen. Highland Division.
|Memorial:||YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium|
|Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province
of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of
the town on the road to Menin and Courtrai, and bears the names
of men who were lost without trace during the defence of the Ypres
Salient in the First World War.
|Historical Information:||A description of the Memorial and an account of the military operations in the Ypres Salient is contained in a separate Introductory part to the Registers.|