Thom's Irish Who's Who/Gordon, Colonel John Charles Frederick


GORDON, Colonel John Charles Frederick, C.I.E. (1897); J.P. Co. Waterford. Col. I.A. (ret.); served Mahsood Wuzeeree Expedition, 1881: Egyptian war, 1882 (despatches, medal with clasp, Khedive's Star); North- West Frontier, India, in command of 6th Bengal Cavalry, with Kurram movable column, and afterwards Tirah Expeditionary Force, 1897-98 (despatches, medal with two clasps); S. Africa War, 1901-2 (medal, 2 clasps); commanded Her late Majesty's Guard of Honour, Diamond Jubilee, 1897; son of late J. Tomline Gordon; b. 1849; m. 1879, Grace Hay, dau. of late Fleetwood Williams, C.S.I. Res.: Tourtane House, Lismore, Co. Waterford.