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TITLE
Certificate of Service
EXTERNAL ID
Z_PC_WGORDON3_004_030
DATE OF IMAGE
1946
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
W Gordon
ASSET ID
8422
KEYWORDS
army documents
certificate of disharge
certificate of service
World War II
British Army
Certificate of Service

This images shows page 5 of a certificate of service. The certificate was issued to John Cameron Gordon of the Royal Signals, enlisted on the 21st July 1936. Certificates 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 5 shows a certificate of discharge. The certificate shows Signalman John Cameron Gordon to have been discharged on the 8th October 1946, having been found medically unfit for service. Signalman Gordon, while serving in Malaya, was captured by Japanese soldiers. He spent a period of three years as a prisoner of war before being released in 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; certificate of disharge; certificate of service; World War II; British Army

W Gordon

Winnie Gordon (documents)

This images shows page 5 of a certificate of service. The certificate was issued to John Cameron Gordon of the Royal Signals, enlisted on the 21st July 1936. Certificates 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 5 shows a certificate of discharge. The certificate shows Signalman John Cameron Gordon to have been discharged on the 8th October 1946, having been found medically unfit for service. Signalman Gordon, while serving in Malaya, was captured by Japanese soldiers. He spent a period of three years as a prisoner of war before being released in 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.