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John Edward Elliff (1886-1966), orderly

Posted by HWF on June 12, 2010
jelliff.jpgJohn Edward Elliff (1886-1966) served in the A.S.C. Remounts during the war and was stationed at Swaythling between December 1917 and December 1919. In an interview he gave to a local newspaper when he retired as a bus conductor for London Transport in 1952, he said that while in the Remounts he was orderly to Lieut.-Colonel Hambro.  When a boy he had trained as a jockey at Chantilly in France, which was preumambly why he was posted to the remounts.

Photo and information kindly provided by Martin Elliff.

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