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Gordon Fink (1844–1915)

Born in South Yarra in 1884, he attended Cumloden and Ormond College. Member of Melbourne Harriers. Worked in the Malay States, then joined the WA Bar in 1913. Enlisted in the 16th Battalion. He was killed at Gallipoli on May 2, 1015, during the attack on Baby 700. Commemorated at Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli

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Gordon Fink, by unknown photographer, c 1913

Gordon Fink, by unknown photographer, c 1913

In memory of Gordon Fink : killed in battle, Gallipoli May 2nd, 1915

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21 November, 1844
South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


2 May, 1915 (aged 70)
Gallipoli, Turkey

Cause of Death

killed in action

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