John William Barker ELSHAW

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, 2882, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Perth, WA
5 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2882, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
5 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2882, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
1 Jul 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, 2882, 48th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2882 awm_unit: 48 Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1917-07-01

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

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