Douglas Gordon

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Douglas Gordon
Plaque Information
Date of Birth Not known
Age at Death 78 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of Douglas Gordon Born 1912 Died 11/01/1990 Aged 78 Years

Early Life

Douglas Stephen Whittall Gordon was born in 1912, possibly in Egypt or Turkey.

Military Service

According to the London Gazette dated 5 January 1940, on 5 September 1939 Douglas was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. His Service No. being 108574. He later attained the rank of Captain.

Marriage and Career

Douglas married Jocelyn Deidre Mercy Boyse in Nairobi, Kenya on 3 December 1949. On 28 February 1959 Douglas was appointed Licensing Officer at the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Kenya.

Electoral Roll

According to electoral rolls, Douglas lived at 24 St. Georges Avenue Kelmscott in 1972 and 1980.


Douglas died on 11 January 1990 at the age of 78.

Other Notes

Probate was granted on 28 July 1990 Winchester England.