|Place of birth||Lake Cowal, Forbes, New South Wales|
|School||Bermagui and Gundurimba State Schools, New South Wales|
|Address||c/o J.W. Denny, via Lismore, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Edwin Ellis, Gundarimba, via Lismore, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||2 years Cadets; 2 years 12th Infantry|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Lismore, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/7/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||Jerusalem|
|Age at death||23|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Jerusalem War Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 134), Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Edwin James and Matilda ELLIS, 230 Keen Street, Lismore, New South Wales. Native of Lake Corval, New South Wales|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915; wounded, 12 August 1915 (slight gun shot wound); admitted to St George Hospital, Malta, 21 August 1915; transferred to Ricasoli Hospital, Malta, 9 September 1915; embarked Alexandria, 18 October 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 25 October 1915; disembarked Gallipoli, 26 December 1915.
Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hosoital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 4 January 1916 (ingrown toenail); discharged to duty, 29 January 1916.
Re-taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 19 February 1916.
Admitted to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, Kantara, 21 October 1916 (gonorrhea); transferred to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Port Said, 24 October 1916; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 31 October 1916; discharged, 8 March 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 139 days.
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 8 March 1917.
Transferred to 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 6 April 1917; taken on strength, 8 April 1917.
To hospital, 25 May 1917 (sick); admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 29 May 1917 (onchyia); discharged, 22 July 1917.
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 22 July 1917.
To Isolation Camp, 19 August 1917; marched out to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 6 September 1917; taken on strength, 6 September 1917; transferred to 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 20 September 1917; taken on strength, 21 September 1917.
Transferred to Regimental Head Quarters, 15 December 1917; to be temporary Corporal, 15 December 1917; to be Lance Sergeant, 16 December 1917.
To be Corporal and Lance Sergeant, 15 March 1918.
To be temporary Sergeant, 11 May 1918.
To hospital, 5 October 1918 (sick); admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 5 October 1918 (pyrexia); transferred to Anzac Receiving Station, 6 October 1918; to 34th Clearing Hospital, Jerusalem, 21 October 1918 (dangerously ill, pneumonia and malaria).
Died of disease, 22 October 1918 (pneumonia and malaria).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELLIS Herbert Victor Valentine|