Kōrero: Bridson, Gordon

Gordon Bridson

Gordon Bridson

As a commander in the Royal New Zealand Navy during the Second World War, Gordon Bridson took a leading part in actions near the Solomon Islands, receiving both New Zealand and American honours as a result. He had previously achieved fame as New Zealand’s first Empire Games swimming medallist.

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P. Y. Dennerly. 'Bridson, Gordon', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/5b41/bridson-gordon (accessed 8 December 2019)