51342, Lieutenant, Royal Signals.
Killed between 28th May & 2nd June 1940 aged 32.
The son of Francis & Grace Franklin he was born in May 1908 and was educated at Alleynes school between 1917 & 1925. Gordon was then employed by the
Post Office as an electrical engineer and worked in Rugby, Cambridge and London.
He was amongst the many servicemen who were killed or went missing during the BEF retreat from France.
Due to the confusion of the retreat and the fact that many official records were lost the exact cause of his death is not known.
Gordon is buried in the Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France. (2.18.28).