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Mather, Gordon Wood
Rank : Private
Army Number : 4858334
Unit : 1st Bn
Home address given as Nottingham. Enlisted 23.4.1937. Gordon Mather served in 1st Bn The Leicestershire Regiment in India and later in Malaya. Killed in Action on Singapore Island on 12.2.1942, aged 19. He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial, Singapore. He was the recipient of the India General Service (with clasp North West Frontier 1937-39). This object, along with his War Medal, Defence Medal, 1939-45 Star and Pacific Star from World War Two, are on display in the Regimental Museum.
Date of Birth : c1923
Place of Birth : Derbyshire
Date of Death : 12.2.1942
Place of Death : Singapore
Period of Service : 1938-42
Conflicts : NW Frontier, WW2
Places Served : India, Malaya, Singapore
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