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date: 03 March 2021

Gordon, William Jameslocked

(1864–1922)
  • Brian Dyde

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Gordon, William James (1864–1922), West Indian soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross, was born on 19 May 1864 in Jamaica. His precise birthplace and parents' names are unknown, as are details of his life before July 1885, when he enlisted in the ...

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