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William Arthur ELLIS

Regimental number4534
Place of birthBuelah, Victoria
SchoolBuelah State School, Buelah, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressKirkham Road, Dandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alfred Ellis, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1917
Age at death19.6
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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