Items from the service of Lieutenant James Gordon, who served in the United States Army Reserve Medical Service Corps in the European Theater of Operations. James William Gordon was born on 16 April 1921 in Jackson, Michigan, and enlisted in the United States Army on 16 November 1942. Gordon was assigned to multiple units and hospitals in France and Germany before being assigned to the Headquarters Special Troops Advance Section, Communications Zone in Fulda, Germany. He was then transferred to the Headquarters 429th Medical Battalion in Liege, Belgium, in mid-1945 and remained there until he was sent back to the United States. Gordon remained in the Army until 31 December 1962 and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He then moved to Cape Coral, Florida and remained there until his death on 4 June 1986. Items from the collection include postcards and photographs.