|Place of birth||Deniliquin, New South Wales|
|School||Fort Street High School, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Other training||Served in Cadets and in Citizen Military Forces.|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Brother, Mrs M Eldershaw, Burley, Royalist Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||57th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||21|
|Place of burial||Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 1), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Philip and Mary ELDERSHAW, Moran Street, Mosman, New South Wales|
War service: Egypt
Embarked Sydney, 12 May 1915.
Transferred to Australia, 3 August 1915; commenced return to Australia from Suez on board 'Port Lincoln', 4 August 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 2 September 1915 (venereal disease).
Returned to duty, 7 March 1916, and allotted Regimental Number 4963.
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to 57th Bn from 2nd Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, 20 April 1916; taken on strength of 57th Bn, Hog's Back, 20 April 1916.
Admitted to No 8 Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 6 May 1916 (wort); discharged, and rejoin 57th Bn, Sphinx Post, 12 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Buried at Rue du Bois Cemetery by Reverend G.B. Statt, no date stated.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1000513, 4284 Pte S. MOONEY, D Company, 57th Bn, 12 November 1918: 'I was about fifty yards from him on the morning of the 20th. July 1918 (sic), daylight, when he was killed instantly by shell; his head was blown off; along with Sergeant Shaw, D. 13. This was in our own lines at Vermillers.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||See 98 Athol Gale ELDERSHAW for first period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELDERSHAW Athol Gale
Red Cross File No 1000513