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George Washington ELLSWORTH

Regimental number440
Place of birthSebastopol
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolSebashopal School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Frederick Thomas Ellsworth, Clarkson Street, Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of self-inflicted injuries 28 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 5), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr F.T. and Mrs S.J. ELLSWORTH, Clarkson Street, Sebastopol, Victoria

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