British Executions

Horace Beresford Gordon

Age: 28

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 9 Jan 1945

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Wandsworth

Method: hanging

Executioner: Albert Pierrepoint


Horace Beresford Gordon murdered Dorothy May Hillman 18 who he stabbed to death on the Bramley to Horsham road on 7 September 1944.

He was a Jamaican soldier in the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corp.

see National Archives - ASSI 36/65

see Hull Daily Mail - Tuesday 09 January 1945