John Eshlin died in Northumberland UK. on the 5th January 2010. Aged 85. John was born on the 9th April 1925.
He came to Fairbridge Molong in the 1st party in March 1938. This party consisted of 28 boys. The ship was the SS Orama.
John was an escort for the 2nd postwar party in 1948.
John also served in the Australian Regular Army in 2 conflicts, the 2nd World War and Korea.