The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Shelvock
First Name:
Charles Baden
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX5018
Classification:
Cook
Company:
‘A’ Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
23.07.1940
DOB:
24.08.1906
Place of Birth:
Shrewsbury, England
Father's Name:
Charles Shelvock
Mothers's Name:
Sarah Elizabeth Shelvock
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Mechanic
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 19, Age 38.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘E’ Force Borneo
POW#:
3/9519 & 1900
Cause of Death:
Beri-Beri
Place of Death:
Sandakan
Date of Death:
17.04.1945

General Description

 

Shevlock Charles Baden

 

 

Charles Shelvock was selected at Singapore to work in Borneo with ‘E’ Force.  Please read further about ‘B’ and ‘E’ Forces.

Also read about Sandakan and the men of WA who died at Sandakan.

SHELVOCK, Private, CHARLES BADEN, WX5018, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 17 April 1945. Age 38. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Shelvock; husband of Marjorie Shelvock, of Leederville, Western Australia. Panel 19.

 

 

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

 

His parents Charles Shelvock and Sarah Eleizabeth Vaughan married 1902 Shropshire, England.

Charles arrived 30 April 1929 aged 26 years from London on ‘Orsova’.

Charles married Marjorie Kinghorn in Perth 1941.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
  • Lintang Officers Camp, Kuching - Sarawak
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