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Gordon Beresford Alford (1885–1916)

from Goulburn Evening Penny Post

Gordon Alford, c.1915

Gordon Alford, c.1915

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Lieutenant Gordon Beresford Alford, son of Mr. C. P. Alford, chief inspector of the Bank of New South Wales, has died in the Empire Hospital, Westminster, from wounds received in France. He was accountant in the Goulburn branch of the Bank of New South Wales. Lieut. Alford was very popular in Goulburn. He took an interest in church work. At entertainments in aid of church objects he was in request as an amateur conjuror. He was 31 years of age.

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Gordon Alford, c.1915

Gordon Alford, c.1915

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]


18 February, 1885
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia


12 August, 1916 (aged 31)
London, Middlesex, England

Cause of Death

war wounds

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service