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982: William John Gorton and Harry James Gorton (medals; soldiers' book)

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posted on 2024-01-12, 14:49 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Private William John Gorton (8911), member of the 1st Bn., Wiltshire Regiment, died on 23rd February 1915 aged 20. He was the son of William and Sarah Ellen Gorton of Southampton Street, Faringdon, Buckinghamshire. He is buried in Le Havre, France.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Mark Stone

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

William John Gorton and Harry James Gorton

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1914 - 1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Not sure.

Object(s)

War medals, service records, 'Soldiers' Small Book' and other memorabilia relating to William John Gorton and Harry James Gorton.

Community Collection Day

Faringdon Town Council, Faringdon (21/07/18)

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