Eldrid, John Leslie

Private 4303 John Leslie Eldrid. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Beaucourt between 13th and 15th November 1916, aged 26. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France.

  • Birth registered in Lewisham, London in the 1st quarter of 1890
  • Admitted in to the HAC on 6th September 1915
  • Lived at West View, Thicket Road, Sutton, Surrey
  • Went to France on 2nd March 1916
  • 5ft 6.5 inches
  • Killed in action at Beaucourt between 13th and 15th November 1916
  • Aged 26
  • No known grave
  • Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France
  • Pier 8. Face A.
  • Son of Arthur Eldrid, banking clerk (d. 26th April 1896) and Gertrude Rosina White (formerly Eldrid)
  • Brother of Alan Arthur (or Arthur Alan) Eldrid (b.c.1888) and ? Walter Eldrid (b.c.1894)
  • Half brother of ? Dacre Flord? White (b.c.1900) and Kenrick Adrian White (b.c.1907)
  • Family lived in Argentina in 1919

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