John Henry Elsley, born in Yardington, Whitchurch in 1894, the eldest son of John and Eunice Elsley of 30, Yardington, Whitchurch.
John worked in an Ironmongers shop before he enlisted in December 1915 and was discharged on the 25th September 1918, unfit for any Military service because of injuries or sickness.
Regiment : 274th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Rank : Gunner
Service Number : 114606
Died of Illness; United Kingdom 23rd October 1918 Age 23