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Regimental number1919
Place of birthVillage, England
SchoolPublic School, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
Addressc/o G J Rowan, 11 Grosvenor Street, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, G Ellis, 127 Caroline street West, Fort William, Ontario, Canada
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Eliza ELLIS. Native of Cumwhinton, Cumberland, Englandl

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