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Arthur Oliver ELLIS

Regimental number7555
Place of birthBack Creek, Tasmania
OccupationEucalyptus distiller
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs. Mathilda Ellis, Melbourne Road, Macedon
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Divisional Signal Company, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/12/2
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLVIII, Row G, Grave No. 2), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Matilda ELLIS (stepmother), Corner of Onslow and Bourke Street, Woodend, Victoria. Native of Tasmania

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