Elliot (Elliott), John Joseph

John Joseph Elliot (Elliott)


Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
He is remembered with honour on St Joseph's Church Roll of Honour and Helensburgh War Memorial, Column 2 Line 41.

The family home was at 20, James Street, Helensburgh.
The son of Mary Elliot.
Siblings: John had four younger brothers, Robert, Hugh, Joseph and Thomas, all serving in the colours. His brother Thomas, died, killed in action, only two months before John. John had one sister, Hannah.
John Elliot was born in Helensburgh and was employed as a slater before enlisting. He was living with his siblings and widowed mother.
He died at Ypres, killed in action, whilst attached to the Seaforth Highlanders. He was 41 years old.
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