According to his Officer's Declaration Papers dated November 30, 1915 at Toronto, Beaumont Andrew Gordon was born on August 13, 1885 in Cooksville, Ontario. He listed his wife Lorraine Cockburn Gordon, Mimico, Ontario as his next of kin. He had 6 years previous military experience with the G. G. B. G. as a Reserve Officer.
He started as a Lieutenant in the 124th Battalion but ended the war as a Major.
In the 1921 Toronto City directory he was listed as a "mfr" living in the home of Julia Behan (widow George) on the west side of Buckingham Street, Mimico.