Gordon was born on August 6 1920 in Victoria British Columbia as the son of Percy Irving Hope and Emily Hope, of Victoria.
His profession was a shipper and he was member of the Church of England.
He enlisted on August 9 1940 in Victoria and he went overseas to the UK on June 12 1942 and he went thereafter to France for the D-Day landing on June 6 1944.
Gordon was killed in action on Sunday June 11 age 23 in the A Coy near Putot en Bessin and he was temporarily buried there and on January 18 1945 reburied in Bretteville S/Laize.
At his headstone: EVER REMEMBERED BY MOTHER, DAD SISTER AND BROTHER. MEMORIES KEEP YOU NEAR US
His medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.
His name is at the monument in Putot en Bessin.