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TITLE
John, Adam and Catherine Gordon of Muir of Ord
EXTERNAL ID
PC_WGORDON_002_029
PLACENAME
Golspie
DISTRICT
Golspie, Rogart and Lairg
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Golspie
SOURCE
W Gordon
ASSET ID
30377
KEYWORDS
Second World War
Prisoner of War
RAF
R.A.F.
John, Adam and Catherine Gordon of Muir of Ord

This photo shows four children sitting on a grassy mound, possibly at Golspie. The three children on the left are brothers and sister, John Gordon, Catherine Gordon and Adam Gordon. The child on the right is their cousin whose name is unknown.

John, Catherine and Adam were the children of Annie and Adam Gordon of Ord Cottage, Muir of Ord. The two brothers fought in World War II, John as a signalman and Adam as a flight officer in the Royal Air Force.

John was captured by Japanese soldiers while serving in Malaysia. He spent three years as a prisoner of war before being repatriated in 1945. He later became proprietor of the music shop 'The Record Rendezvous', at Church Street, Inverness. John's sister Catherine, ran a hairdressing business at Union Street, Inverness, during the 1960s

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John, Adam and Catherine Gordon of Muir of Ord

SUTHERLAND: Golspie

Second World War; Prisoner of War; RAF; R.A.F.

W Gordon

Winnie Gordon (photographs)

This photo shows four children sitting on a grassy mound, possibly at Golspie. The three children on the left are brothers and sister, John Gordon, Catherine Gordon and Adam Gordon. The child on the right is their cousin whose name is unknown. <br /> <br /> John, Catherine and Adam were the children of Annie and Adam Gordon of Ord Cottage, Muir of Ord. The two brothers fought in World War II, John as a signalman and Adam as a flight officer in the Royal Air Force. <br /> <br /> John was captured by Japanese soldiers while serving in Malaysia. He spent three years as a prisoner of war before being repatriated in 1945. He later became proprietor of the music shop 'The Record Rendezvous', at Church Street, Inverness. John's sister Catherine, ran a hairdressing business at Union Street, Inverness, during the 1960s