Alexander Dundas Gordon

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First name: Alexander

Middle name: Dundas

Last name: Gordon

Personal information:

A. D. Gordon was a private in the 1st Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps, 18 Oct. 1914 to Oct. 1915. He embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 Oct. 1914. He was invalided and returned to Sydney 6 Dec. 1916 where he was discharged

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Box 8 Item 17 – Hugh Venables Vernon miscellaneous papers, 1916-1919.
Handmade protection with steely look and stylish upper lip!

At first glance it is apparent that this garment would have been quite difficult to actually put on, due to the tight fit. Undoubtedly handcrafted by a loved one, it has been photographed in action by the  wearer, as intended. I particularly like the attention to detail on the moustache – possibly one of the few things that a man in his position had complete control over.

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