William Gordon

ID# 6329, (25 Aug 1925 - 3 Oct 1949)
William Gordon in the uniform of hte Canadian Scottish
Courtsey of Colin Gordon

William Gordon was born on 25 Aug 1925 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.1
He was the son of George Gordon and Hannah Watt Gerrard.

William Gordon was listed, along with George Gordon, on a passenger list dated 8 Mar 1928 going from Sydney Australia via "Niagara" to Vancouver Canada

Entry back to Canada from being in NZ.
GORDON George, Husband, 38, born Rosehearty Scotland, last in Canada Oct 1927 Winnipeg, Man, Carpenter.
Last address: Brother in Law, Mr G Third, Abbotsford, Dunedin, New Zealand.
With George returning was:
GORDON Hannah, Wife, 37
GORDON George, Son, 15
GORDON Florence, Daughter, 9
GORDON Margaret, Daughter, 6
GORDON William, Son, 2.2

William died on 3 Oct 1949 at Sannich Veterans Hospital, Saanich, British Columbia, Canada, at age 24 years, 1 month and 8 days.1,3

William was buried on 6 Oct 1949 at Royal Oak Burial Park, Saanich, British Columbia, Canada.1

FatherGeorge Gordon (22 Sep 1890 - 31 Jul 1983)
MotherHannah Watt Gerrard (2 Mar 1891 - 22 Feb 1984)


  1. [S159] Letter or email from Colin Gordon (Canada - e-mail address) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) emails re family information August 2008.
  2. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), 1928 - Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865 - 1935 - via Ancestry.co.uk
    . Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  3. [S119] Canadian Vitial Statistics Agency, Canadian BDM Record, Canadian Indexes, unknown repository address, 1949 British Columbia, Canada, Death Index, 1872 - 1990, Reg No 1949-09-008999, BCA No B13202 GSU No 2032572 - via Ancestry.co.uk. Hereinafter cited as Canadian BDM Record.