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TITLE
John Gordon of Muir of Ord
EXTERNAL ID
PC_WGORDON_002_075
PLACENAME
Muir of Ord
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Urray
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
W Gordon
ASSET ID
30411
KEYWORDS
Second World War
Prisoners of War
POWs
John Gordon of Muir of Ord

This photo was taken during World War II at Ord Cottage, Muir of Ord. The man in the photo is Mr John Gordon, a signalman during World War II. During his time in the Signals he served in Malaya and was captured by Japanese soldiers. He spent a period of three years as a prisoner of war before being repatriated in 1945. In later years he became the proprietor of the music shop 'The Record Rendezvous', located at Church Street in Inverness.

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John Gordon of Muir of Ord

ROSS: Urray

1940s

Second World War; Prisoners of War; POWs

W Gordon

Winnie Gordon (photographs)

This photo was taken during World War II at Ord Cottage, Muir of Ord. The man in the photo is Mr John Gordon, a signalman during World War II. During his time in the Signals he served in Malaya and was captured by Japanese soldiers. He spent a period of three years as a prisoner of war before being repatriated in 1945. In later years he became the proprietor of the music shop 'The Record Rendezvous', located at Church Street in Inverness.