The AIF Project

Charles Francis ELLIOTT

Regimental number225
Date of birth--/09/1889
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressMosman, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, S Elliott, Mosman, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 3rd Battalion
Promotion date: 8 December 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: 3rd Battalion
Promotion date: 24 March 1916

FateReturned to Australia 26 October 1918
Medals

Military Cross

''For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his company in a bombing attack, which met with considerable opposition and under heavy fire became.''
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Family/military connectionsCousin: 332 Pte Keith Garraway CHATFIELD, killed in action, 3 ctober 1917.
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format