Guy Elvery LADBURY

LADBURY, Guy Elvery

Service Number: 19646
Enlisted: 31 January 1917
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: Field Company Engineers
Born: London, England, 1873
Home Town: Scottsdale, Dorset, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Mosman, Sydney, NSW, August 1933, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

31 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, Reinforcements
31 Oct 1917: Involvement Sapper, SN 19646, Field Company Engineers
31 Oct 1917: Embarked Sapper, SN 19646, Field Company Engineers, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Many residents will learn with regret of the death at Mosmon (Sydney) of Mr. Guy Ladbury, who for many years was a well-known and very highly respected resident of West Scottsdale. Deceased was bout 64 years of age, and was a son of the late Mr. R. G. Ladbury, one of the pioneer settlers of the district. The late Mr. Ladbury took a keen interest in Church work, both at Scottsdale and Mosman, and for many years was a lay reader. He enlisted at Scottsdale during the war, and some time after his return went to New South Wales. For nearly two years he has been seriously ill, and though the end was inevitable, it came sooner than expected. He leaves a widow and two sisters — Mrs. N. S. Bostock and Miss Ladbury, both of West Scottsdale. The burial took place at Mosman.