Harold Jordon

Name   Harold Jordon

Number   Private 331

Battalion   14th Battalion

Place of Birth   Melbourne

Next of Kin   James Jordon of North Wonthaggi. His mother was Elizabeth Jordon

Date and place of enlistment   Wonthaggi 10/9/1914

Physical details on enlistment   Age 24 years 5 months, 5’10”, 161 pounds, blue eyes and fair hair.

Religion   Protestant

Occupation   Miner

Date and place of death

He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 1/5/1915

Location of memorial

He was buried at Courtney’s and Steele’s Post Cemetery

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

Unknown 

Military History

  • His brother Arthur won a Military Medal
  • 10/9/15 He enlisted in Wonthaggi
  • 20/12/14 He embarked Melbourne on board Transport A38 Ulysses
  • 1/5/15 He died at Gallipoli
  • He was buried in the Courtney’s and Steel’s Post Cemetery. First at no 6 Courtney’s post
  • His parents were James and Elizabeth Jordan of Wonthaggi North
  • He had a short will that left all his property to his mother Elizabeth
  • His father was sent a brown paper parcel. In the parcel are a disc, wristwatch, purees, fountain pen and a knife
  • A Mrs. K Jordan of Wellington St Perth Western Australia writes to the army asking if a Herbert Wilmer Jordan has enlisted. She saw on a list in the West Australian newspaper that a H V Jordan had been killed at the Dardanelles and was concerned that it might be her son who left home two years before and was in Sydney when she last heard. They reply the closest is Harold Vernon Jordan and give all his location details, which are Wonthaggi.

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