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William Howard ELLERY

Regimental number777
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolMoonta District High School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressCaroline Street, Moonta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J N Ellery, Caroline Street, Moonta, South Australia
Previous military service81st Infantry; Served in the Cadets
Enlistment date11 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Bronco Pneumonia
FateDied of disease 6 October 1919
Place of death or woundingDied in hospital
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSutton Way (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 93A, Row M, Grave No. 7), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Josiah and Agnes ELLERY, Caroline Street, Moonta, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: Major W.J. Ellery, MC

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