Squadron RAF. Served in North-West Africa
as a wireless/OP/gunner on a Wellington 11 with a
crew of six.
He enlisted at Napier 1940 - aged 27.
14/15 1942, on a raid in the Tobruk area,
the aircraft was hit by flak, caught fire
and went down in the sea.
Five members of the crew were rescued and became
The rear gunner died later,
and no trace of Gordon was found.
He is commemorated on the