Regimental number541
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRoyalist Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Eldershaw, Royalist Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4963
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 98 Sergeant Athol Gale ELDERSHAW, 57th Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: enlisted in the Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, 12 August 1914. Embarked at Sydney on HMAT A35 'Berrima'' on 19 August 1914. Returned to Australia for discharge; and enlisted in the AIF

War service (AIF): Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal