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Bindley, Gordon Alfred
1895 -


  • Enlisted:
  • at Desborough on 31 Jan 1916. Aged 21y 7m
  • Description:
  • height 5ft 8in; chest 35in; sight 6/6 6/6; physical development Good.
  • Next of kin:
  • (Father) Thomas Bindley, 18 Havelock Street, Desborough

Service history

31 Jan 1916Appointed to 4th Battn Northamptonshire Regiment (5280)
06 Jul 1916Appointed to Lance Corporal (unpaid)
22 Apr 1917Reverted to Private on embarkation
25 Apr 1917Base Company, B.E.F. France
26 Apr 1917Posted to 5th Northamptonshire Regiment
30 Aug 1917Appointed to Lance Corporal (unpaid)
Apr 1918Shell Gas Wound
22 Sep 1918Gun Shot Wound chest and right ankle. Compound fracture of tibia
29 Sep 1918Reverted to Private on proceeding to England
18 Feb 1919Discharged 5th Northamptonshire Regiment (201427)

Awarded Silver War Badge, being disabled


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