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Archibald Patterson ELLIOT

Regimental number2135
Place of birthHawick, Scotland
SchoolWilton Public School, Hawich, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressBundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jean Elliot, 6 Princess Street, Harwich, Scotland
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Served at the Dardenelles from July until the finish. Went to France and was twice wounded before being killed. Was wounded at Pozieres and Bullecourt." Details from Mother.
FateKilled in Action 22 December 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Jane ELLIOT, 4 Dovemount Place, Harwick, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte John S Elliot, 25th Battalion, wounded and awarded the Military Medal. Gazette, December, 1917.

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