John Joyce POSTLETHWAITE

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POSTLETHWAITE, John Joyce

Service Number: 336
Enlisted: 26 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Carlisle, Cumberland, England, 1893
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 2 November 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Grave I. D. 7. INSCRIPTION THEY SHALL COME AGAIN FROM THE LAND OF THE ENEMY JER.31.16
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Jan 1915: Enlisted
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 336, 11th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 336, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 22. His brother fell whilst serving with British forces. He was Lieutenant Christopher Joyce Postlethwaite of the 12th Battalion, the Suffolk Regiment.

They were sons of Doctor Frank Postlethwaite MRCS of Brentor and his wife Emma Elizabeth (née Joyce).

They are remembered on the War Memorials in North Brentor.