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Name: John William ELSDON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J W Service No.: 204768
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Winlaton, Co. Durham Age at Death: 27
Unit: 10th Bn Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Gateshead, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Rowlands Gill, Co. Durham
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 7th October 1917
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: The Battles of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium, 1917.
Locally Commemorated: St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: High Spen War Memorial. St Patrick's Churchyard, High Spen, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of John William and Charlotte Elsdon, of 56 Watson Street, High Spen, Rowlands Gill, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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