|Place of birth||Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Address||56 Nicholson Street, Essendon, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||John Pollock Elliott, Red Cliff House, North Street, Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in the Senior Cadets, 2 years in the 55th Infantry Regiment.|
|Place of enlistment||Moonee Ponds, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Name does not appear on Nominal Roll|
|Place of burial||At sea|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated on St John's Presbyterian Church, Essendon, Roll of Honour: three panels inscribed 'For King & Country', 'For God and Humanity', 'For Right Against Might'.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
Died on board 'Ionian' off the Gallipoli coast, of wounds received in action, 26 April 1915. Buried at sea.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalBase Records wrote, 20 February 1926: 'It is noted a discrepancy has unfortunately arisen in reference to the second Christian name of your son ... as "Walter" and it is regretted that it will not be practicable to amend the Register entry at this late juncture.'
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELLIOTT William Walter Highton|