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Lancelot ELLERY

Regimental number4562
Place of birthOrroroo, South Australia
AddressOrroroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.5
Height5' 7.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Ellery, Orroroo, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Place of enlistmentOrroroo, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date16 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4560 Pte Edward ELLERY MSM, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, remained at duty, 5 June 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 16 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 August 1945
Age at death49
Place of burialOrroroo Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLERY Lancelot

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