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William ELLIOTT

Regimental number35
Place of birthKingston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressImperial Hotel, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Elliott, 'L'Abri', Kings Road, Walton-on-Thames, England
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No.12 (2
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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