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Regimental number1942
Date of birth--/09/1893
Place of birthLindisfarne, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLindisfarne, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Vivian D. Elliston, Lindisfarne, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Artillery

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: ART Div 4
Promotion date: 10 August 1917


Unit: ART Div 4
Promotion date: 10 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1950 Corporal Charles Whiteford ELLISTON, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.

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