Gordon enlisted in Citizen Military Force (Reserve) on 7 Jan 1942 and posted to 9th Supply Reserve Company. He transferred to 15th Supply Depot on 29 Oct 1943 and transferred to the A.I.F. on 22 Feb 1944, then transferred to 90th Supply Platoon on 10 May 1944. He was posted to 1st Australian Commando Training Squadron on 24 Nov 1944 and joined the unit on 31 Jan 1945. He embarked for New Britain aboard “TAROONA” on 9 Apr 1945 with the unit as a Trooper. He embarked for Australia aboard “TAROONA” on 10 Sept 1945 and was discharged on 29 Nov 1945.
He was entitled to the 1939-45 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal and Australian Service Medal 1939-45, pictured below.
Edited by Peter Epps