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Those Who Came After The Original 500

Gordon Bastow Regt # 930
Donated by Geoff Martin

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 was 930.

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, 1916, France.

So, for the three sons sent so far, they were the three sons of three brothers.

Marldon Allan Bastow father of Gordon Clarence
Ernest Augustus Bastow father of Frederick Donald
Francis Oliver Bastow father of William Augustus

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