Private Stephen Shadlow
C Company, Wellington Infantry Battalion
Service Number: 10/528
Born: 12 December 1890, St Marys NSW
Died: 29 April 1915, Gallipoli Turkey
Stephen Shadlow was born on 12 December 1890 at St Marys, the son of Henry William and Frances Shadlow. After leaving school, Shadlow spent time in England and served with the North Lancashire Regiment for 18 months. At the outbreak of World War 1, Shadlow was working in New Zealand as a bricklayer for Haddock and Hassel at Marton.
Shadlow enlisted on 19 August 1914 at Wanganui and was appointed to C Company, Wellington Infantry Battalion. On 15 October, he left New Zealand with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force on Transport No 3 and arrived in Egypt on 4 December 1914. On 9 April 1915, New Zealand troops left on transports for Mudros, the main staging area for activities on the Gallipoli peninsula. On 25 April 1915, New Zealand forces landed alongside the Australian forces at Gallipoli. The Wellington Infantry including Shadlow landed on the first night. On 29 April 1915, during heavy shelling along the Anzac line, Shadlow was killed.
- Lone Pine Memorial Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
- Roll of Honor, Colyton Primary School