Morrison, Donald Gordon

Regimental Number: 922617
Rank: Private
Branch: 200th Battalion; 43rd Battalion

Gordon was born in Pipestone, Manitoba on April 14, 1896. He was working there as a clerk when he enlisted in the Canadian Army in July of 1916. Gordon was gassed (mustard gas) in September of 1917 but recovered from this exposure. After the war Gordon made his way back to Pipestone and spent some time with his family. His brother Alex had settled in the Morinville area and Gordon farmed with him. In 1929 Gordon filed on 26-87-9-W6, in the Worsley area. By that time he had moved to Grande Prairie and worked as a truck driver. Gordon never married. He died on October 17, 1976 in Dawson Creek.