Sergent Gordon Vivian Mordaunt

Sergent Gordon Vivian Mordaunt served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during WW2 and the Palestine campaign. He is entitled to the 1939-45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence & War Medals and the the General Service Medal 1918-62 clasp “Palestine 1945-48”, His enlistment number is 7373153

Born on August 16th 1917

Height 5′ 6″         Weight : 125 lbs.

Eyes : Brown     Hair : Brown       Religion : Church of England

Fall of 1939 : Married to Miss Margaret Winifred Burgess. He was an auxiliary fireman.

March 5th, 1940 : Enlisted in the R.A.M.C. at Wetley and joined the 8th British Field ambulance on August 18th

September : He switch from clerk to nursing orderly

October 23rd, 1941 : Admitted to 125th Convalescent Depot for pneumonia

June 5th, 1943 : Appointed Lance/corporal. Attended the course for junior NCO in August

March 13th, 1944 : Promoted to the rank of corporal

August 18th, 1945 : Transferred to the Palestine Force

October 30th : Embarked B.A.O.R.. Disembarked M.E. on November 5th.

February 22nd, 1946 : Appointed sergeant

June 9th: Discharged from the army and transferred to the Army Reserve

Before August 1946 worked as a clerk with Hillmor Building and decorating co. He was described as honest and trustworthy. He was living at 17 The Bayle, Folkestone, Kent and he lived there at least until 1973 where his name still appear at this address in the Canterbury phone book

1947-48 : He was a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps Association

April 4th, 1948 : His medals were sent to him at 17 The Bayle, Folkestone, Kent.

1975 : Married a second time to Anna Aspland (October-November-December) an a third time in 1993 a lady named Matcham

June 2003 : Died in Kent at the age of 85

If you know more information on this gentleman, please leave me message so I can add it to his small biography

Picture of Gordon Vivian Mordaunt (probably after his military service)

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