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|Those Who Came After The Original 500|
Gordon Clarence Bastow attested with the First Newfoundland Regiment
in St. John's December 14, 1914. He was 20 years old, 5 feet 7 1/4 inches
tall, fair skin, light brown hair, and blue eyes. His regimental number
His service record indicates he embarked St. John's on the SS Dominion
Feb. 3, 1915. Embarked MEF Aug 20. Disembarked Alexandria and entrained
for Cairo Aug. 31. Embarked for Gallipoli Sep. 13. Wounded Dec. 2 Dardanelles.
Admitted St. Paul's Military Hospital Malta ex HS Nevasa Dec. 8. (wound
left side) Transferred to Convalescent Camp (Mellieha) Feb. 5, 1916.
Admitted St. Michaels Hospital Malta Mar. 14. Joined Battalion France
April, 8th. Promoted to CQMS July 12. With battalion July 4th. Admitted
29 DRS ? OUO Aug. 11. To duty Aug 25, 1916. Killed in action Oct. 11,
So, for the three sons sent so far, they were the three sons of three
Marldon Allan Bastow father of Gordon Clarence
Ernest Augustus Bastow father of Frederick Donald
Francis Oliver Bastow father of William Augustus
Military Records Contact: Daniel B. Breen
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