John William Barker ELSHAW

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ELSHAW, John William Barker

Service Number: 2882
Enlisted: 22 July 1915, Perth, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sheffield, England, 1892
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Brass Moulder
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 1 July 1917
Cemetery: Underhill Farm Cemetery
Underhill Farm Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Canning Honor Roll, Cannington War Memorial, East Victoria Park Memorial Wall, Victoria Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2882, 16th Infantry Battalion, Perth, WA
5 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2882, 16th Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2882, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
1 Jul 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 2882, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John Arthur and Emma ELSHAW, 43 Mackie Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia