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Edgar Thomas ELLINGS

Regimental number2080
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 2.5"
Weight105 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Leila S Ellings, Barrington, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Ann ELLINGS
Discharge date7 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karagola', 30 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 7 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 January 1924
Age at death42
Place of burialSheffield Cemetery, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLINGS Edgar Thomas

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