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Robert Alexander ELLIS

Regimental number5363
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolPomona State School, Pomona, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber getter
AddressPomona, North Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Ellis, Pomona, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date23 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 December 1916
Place of death or wounding38th Casualty Clearing Station, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 4), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary Ann ELLIS; husband of Eliza ELLIS, Pomona, N.C. Line, Queensland. Native of Pomona, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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