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Forename(s): Elsie Walker
Place of Birth: Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Service No: G4192
Regiment / Corps / Service: Women’s Royal Naval Service
Battalion / Unit: ---
Date of Death: 1928-04-23
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN (ST. THOMAS) CHURCHYARD
Local War Memorial: SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Elsie's name was added to St Thomas's Church: Roll of Honour, Sutton-in-Craven.
Elsie Walker McColgan (born 16 July 1895) was the daughter of Alice Mary McColgan, née Spice and ( - ). Alice (born Grimsby, Lincolnshire, c. 1861) married Andrew McColgan (born Glasgow, Lanarkshire) in 1880.
1911 Grimsby, Lincolnshire Census: 78, Hope Street - Elsie McColgan, aged 15 years, born Grimsby, daughter of Alice Mary McColgan, widow.
Elsie McColgan, enrolled as Elsie May McColgan in the W.R.N.S. as an Electrician on 9 August 1918. Her Service Record Card names the shore establishment where she served as: 'Wallington' 9 August 1918 to 4 January 1919. Her next of kin is given as her mother: Alice Mary McColgan, 7, Harker Street, Sutton Mill, Keighley. [The service in which Elsie had served was found by members of the 'Great War Forum' website.]
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Member Elsie Walker McCOLGAN
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Women’s Royal Naval Service
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