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James ELLIS

Regimental number1944
Place of birthDevonport, Tasmania
Other NamesEthelbert James
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlasterer
Address55 Simmons Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Octavia Ellis, 55 Simmons Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3057 Pte Ronald Charles ELLIS, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 4419 Pte William George ELLIS, 18th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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