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Cecil Douglas ELLIS

Regimental number1121
Place of birthJohannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
SchoolMarid School, Johannesberg, Transvaal, South Africa
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellis, 15A Sydney Road, Trayville Johannesburg, South Africa
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was on a visit to Western Australia when war was declared." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 May 1915
Age at death26
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 2), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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