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Milton Cemetery Weston-super-Mare

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Gordon, their beloved son

Killed at Ypres May 13th 1915

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Milton Cemetery Weston-super-Mare

North Somerset

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Ernest George Gordon

Batt

1895

St Andrews, Bristol

13th May 1915

Killed by shellfire in trenches at Bellewaarde near Ypres defending a German advance which began at 7 am - the battalion took very heavy shellfire with many casualties

20

Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

First World War

Private

1st/1st Battalion North Somerset Yeomanry

B Squadron

Known as Gordon. The local newspaper suggested that he had only had 10 weeks of training when he went overseas - before then he was a dental student

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