John Henry ELLIS

Regimental number6511
Date of birth25 May 1894
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
SchoolDarlinghurst Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLoco fireman
AddressChevychase, Llewellyn Street, Rhodes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H. Ellis, Chevychase, Llewellyn Street, Rhodes, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 June 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Twice wounded in action.

Taken Prisoner of War, Bullecourt, France, 11 April 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal