LCpl John Shaw Anderson

LCpl John Shaw Anderson

Birth
Fremantle, Fremantle City, Western Australia, Australia
Death 1 Aug 1915 (aged 18–19)
Turkey
Burial Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey
Plot II.G.62.
Memorial ID 56400468 · View Source
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Son of James Patterson and Jessie (nee Fergus) Anderson of 1 Longroyd Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia. A Prefect at the Perth Modern School prior to enlisting, he had qualified to study as an accountant. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 12 January 1915 and embarked from Fremantle for overseas on 22 February 1915 per HMAT "Itonus" (A50). He arrived on Gallipoli in May 1915 and was killed during the attack on Tasmania Post, aged 19 years.

11th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. - Service No. 1504

Photo of Lance Corporal John Anderson (right) and his school friend, Private Marshall Fox, also a Prefect at the Perth Modern School before enlisting. Both men died side by side.


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  • Maintained by: nettlyne
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56400468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl John Shaw Anderson (1896–1 Aug 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56400468, citing Shell Green Cemetery, Anzac, Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey ; Maintained by nettlyne (contributor 47486944) .