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1. Name
Robert William GORDON
2. Date Commissioned
September 1916
3. Date retired
Died 8 November 1928
4. Rank
Captain RM
5. Awarded wings
August 1926
6. Flying schools
R.A.F. Netheravon
R.A.F. Leuchars
7. Aircraft types flown
8. Squadrons
421 Flight & 421 B Flight 1 September 1926 to 8 November 1928
9. Aircraft Carriers
Furious and Eagle
10. Senior Appointments
1914/18 War medals
12. General
During the Great War he served in Superb and Ramilies, and later, in 1922, hewent to the Eastern Mediterranean with the 11th RM Battalion.

He was one of the 19 RM Officers who opted for flying on the formation of theFleet Air Arm of the R.A.F.

He flew in 421 Flight in Eagle and Furious in which ship he was serving when he died.
13. R.A.F Rank
Flying Officer