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Richard ELLIS

Regimental number2205
Place of birthMount Egelton, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSuction-gas fireman
AddressBerringa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Ellis, 5 Fair Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172

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