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Looking for JOHN NELSON SHADBOLT

Article by CarolBaker6

I'm looking for information about John Nelson Shadbolt who was born in London England 1902 and moved to Australia. I believe he was my great uncle and would appreciate any information about him

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on 2012-09-15 15:58:17

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by Aussie1947 on 2012-09-16 00:02:41

Hi,

The 1930 Commonwealth Electoral Roll shos a John Nelson Shadbolt at Tamworth NSW as a labourer.

The 1934 Queensland State Electoral Roll shows a John Nelson Shadbolt as a miner at Mt Isa in Queensland.

The WW2 Nominal Roll site at www.www2roll.gov.au has a John Neslon Shadbolt born London 18th Sept 1908 elisting at Milton in Brisbane in the RAAF from August 1940 to November 1945. Next of kin was Estelle Shadbolt.

Regards
Gerry

by CarolBaker6 on 2012-09-16 03:55:30

Thank you so much for this information. This sounds like him! Fairly new to researching family history so this will help to build my family tree. Can't wait to find out more!
Regards
Carol

by Aussie1947 on 2012-09-16 04:48:12

Carol,

The is a Queensland marriage registration in 1934.

John Nelson Shadbolt & Estella Eunice Wells.
Registration 1934/C2640

There is a Queensland death registration for a John Nelson Shadbolt in 1961.

Registration 1961/B45296.
F: William.
M: Elizabeth Wilson.

The B in the registration regers to Brisbane & C represents the country.

There was a John Nelson Shadbolt baptised on 2nd November 1902 at Saint John, Waltham Green, London.
Father, William Shadbolt, horsekeeper of 56 Waltham ?.
Mother, Elizabeth Jane Shadbolt.

The birth (baptism) year of 1902 is different than the WW2 enlistment birth date if they are the same person but many WW2 enlistees put their ages up or down to be able to join up.

Gerry


Gerry

by CarolBaker6 on 2012-09-16 05:53:05

Wow! Thank you. This is definitely him. I wonder if he had a family, I could have second cousins in Australia!
Regards
Carol

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