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Edward Ellis SMITH

Regimental number219
Place of birthHickeys Creek, Mt Leay River, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Pauline A Fuller, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven names Edgar Ellis on ROH.
FateDied of wounds 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingRiding Hospital, France
Age at death24.6
Place of burialLa Cauchie Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
69
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
HUDSON EDGAR ELLIS THE TRUE NAME. Stated to be HUDSON, EDWARD ELLIS (No mention in file of alias)

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