Lance Sergeant David Sime Gordon (967859) served in 389th Battery, 111th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery during World War Two. In 1941-1942, this battery was used for home defence.
Born in what was then known as the Union of South Africa, he was the son of Andrew Gordon and Jeannie Gordon of Romford, Essex, United Kingdom.
Lance Sergeant Gordon died on 16th November 1942 aged 22 years old.
David Sime Gordon’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section AS, Grave 3 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim. His headstone bears the inscription:
O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?