THE KINGS MESSENGER
MAJOR GORDON AND KING ALBERT I
Major Gordon was appointed Kings Messenger in 1914 and served King Albert till 1922. Both men became legends in there own way.
After his return to London, from the retreat of Antwerp, A. A. Gordon was asked to serve as Kings Messenger of King Albert I of Belgium on behalf of the Belgian High Otterny office. Gordon accepted with great proud and was sent to La Panne. One of the first orders Major Gordon received from King Albert was, that the King always wanted to know the truce, because he didn't always get it. This promise was kept by Major Gordon hole is life.