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Cecil George ELLIS

Regimental number57215
Date of birth6 July 1899
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Occupation Tramway employee
AddressPolice Station, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height6' 0"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr John Ellis, Police Station, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in Australian Field Artillery, 1 years in Cadets
Enlistment date2 April 1918
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Tasmania)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New Zealand, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1919
Discharge date24 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dorset', 29 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 24 July 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIS Cecil George

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