Private Landon, the youngest son of Mrs. Landon, of Auburn Road, Auburn, and the late Mr. G. C. Landon, of Bombala and Auburn,was killed in action, in France, on 22 August 1918. He was 25 years of age and was attached to the 35, late 30 Battalion. He enlisted in December, 1915.

He resided in Auburn for about 5 years. He was a grandson of the Reverend George Landon, of Devon, England, and also of the Reverend Thomas Commyns, of Sidbury, England. His brother, H. O. Landon, was in England, where he was sent suffering from wounds just above the knee joint. He gained his commission a week before it happened. A cousin (Lieut. W. Landon) was killed in action shortly after the war broke out.


Peter Arfanis, Archivist, Parramatta Council, Heritage Centre, 2014