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TITLE
Certificate of Service
EXTERNAL ID
Z_PC_WGORDON3_004_028
DATE OF IMAGE
1936
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
W Gordon
ASSET ID
8418
KEYWORDS
army documents
prisoner of war
certificate of service
World War II
British Army
Certificate of Service

This image shows page 3 of a Certificate of Service. The certificate was issued to John Cameron Gordon of the Royal Signals, enlisted on the 21st July 1936. Certficates of service, issued to every British soldier, held details such as army number, rank, record of service, certificates of transfers and discharge, record of education and previous service.

Page 3 shows a record of John Cameron Gordon's service with the Royal Signals. The entries state that as well as serving at home, he spent a period of service in India, Malaya and then the Far East, where he became a prisoner of war for over three years. He was released in September 1945.

After the war years, John Gordon went on to become the proprietor of the music shop, 'The Record Rendezvous', located at Church Street, Inverness.

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Certificate of Service

1930s

army documents; prisoner of war; certificate of service; World War II; British Army

W Gordon

Winnie Gordon (documents)

This image shows page 3 of a Certificate of Service. The certificate was issued to John Cameron Gordon of the Royal Signals, enlisted on the 21st July 1936. Certficates of service, issued to every British soldier, held details such as army number, rank, record of service, certificates of transfers and discharge, record of education and previous service.<br /> <br /> Page 3 shows a record of John Cameron Gordon's service with the Royal Signals. The entries state that as well as serving at home, he spent a period of service in India, Malaya and then the Far East, where he became a prisoner of war for over three years. He was released in September 1945.<br /> <br /> After the war years, John Gordon went on to become the proprietor of the music shop, 'The Record Rendezvous', located at Church Street, Inverness.