World War 11 Casualties
Elphinstone Sydney Claude
Born 24th Aug 1918 Mount St. Burnie the son of Basil Anderson and Ethel May Elphinstone (nee Bramich) of Natone Tasmania
The Mercury Hobart 1 May 1941
Mr and Mrs Basil Elphinstone of Natone (near Burnie) were advised yesterday that their eldest son Pte Sidney Claude Elphinstone aged 22 years had been killed in action. Pte. Elphinstone resided at Natone until the time of his enlistment early in March, 1940. He was among the Australians who landed in Scotland last June and was afterwards transferred to the Middle East. He was a keen farmer. He was associated with the Natone football, cricket, and badminton teamsHe is commemorated at the Wivenhoe General Cemetery and the Tobruk War Cemetery.
Please note that there might be information from other websites or brochures "reprinted" here- under the laws of "fair use". In every instance -we hope- we have provided a direct link to the owners web site. We do not claim rights or ownership to any of their information. We do thank them sincerely for their efforts. We have in every instance made a good faith effort to contact and request 'reprint' permission. Nonetheless, we do want to be certain that nothing gets lost due to web site disappearance and the like, so it appears duplicated here.
Tasmanian War Casualties, Honouring the past, building understanding.
Copyright © 2016 Tasmanian War Casualties