George Edwin Elsley

Royal Air Force

Personal Details

Born: 31 October 1899 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: He was the eldest child of William Elsley, a joiner, and his wife Edith Elizabeth. No marriage can be traced for George.

Residence: In 1901 he lived at 5 Sherrymill Hill, Whitchurch, moving to number 16 by 1911. When he enlisted in 1918 his address was 43 Yardington, Whitchurch where he continued to live until at least 1939.

Employment: He was a motor driver prior to enlisting; in 1939 he was a builder’s labourer.

Died: In 1982 in Whitchurch.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Air Force 

Rank: Private

Service Number: 305913

Date of Enlistment: 11 October 1918

Date of Discharge: 9 December 1919

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Medals and Awards

Not known

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