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James William ELLISON

Regimental number544
Place of birthEltham, Victoria
SchoolBrighton Road School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDairyville, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E E Ellison, Kelso Street, South Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date28 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 8), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emma ELLISON, "Southland", 2 Kelso Street, Richmond, Victoria. Native of Eltham, Victoria

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