Army Memorabilia

Wellington, Gordon M

Rank: Private First Class
Serial Number: 561651
Military Branch: Co. M. 59th Infantry, 4th Division
Origin: Michigan
Date of Death: 1963-3-7
Watertown Memorial Cemetery
Featured: No

PFC Gordon Wellington was wounded in action July 19, 1918 while serving with the 4th Divsion in France. The best match for this man as found on shows that he was born October 10, 1895 and died March 7, 1963. His hometown was Rich, Michigan. He was the son of John and Alice Wellington, and had 5 brothers and sisters. His WW1 draft registration lists him as a farmer.

Wellington's group includes his officially engraved WIA un-numbered slot brooch Purple Heart with its presentation box as issued October 11, 1944, plus a copy of his award card. Also included is a photo of his grave in the Watertown Township Cemetery in Fostoria, Michigan that was found on

This group has been passed on to another collector as of 2013.

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