|Place of birth||Burnley, Victoria|
|Address||Maribyrnong Barracks, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||D Elliott, Marnoc Vale, Belmont, Geelong, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3.5 years in the Royal Australian Field Artillery.|
|Place of enlistment||Maribyrnong, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/29/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||21st Field Artillery Brigade|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'High recommended for gunnery by Major W Lachlan, of 21st Battery. He was specially qualified for his profession as a soldier.' (details from Father)|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Gordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 8), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: David and Mabel A.E. ELLIOTT, 15 Francis Street, Newtown, Geelong, Victoria. Native of Burnley, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2275 Sergeant Alexander David Elliott, 4th Bn, died of wounds, 1 November 1916; 2364 Pte Gordon Archibald ELLIOTT, 2nd Division Headquarters, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919; 21026 Gunner Roy Donald ELLIOTT, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 17 August 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 April 1915.
Appointed Provisional Bombardier, 2 August 1915.
Admitted to 1/2 Lowland Field Ambulance, 5 September 1915 (haemorrhoids); transferred same day to No 11 Casualty Clearing Station; to Hospital Ship, 6 September 1915, and admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 11 September 1915; discharged to Base Details, 15 September 1915; transferred to England, and admitted to No 5 General Hospital, Portsmouth, 26 September 1915.
Enbarked England to rejoin the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (date not recorded); joined Overseas Base, Gezireh, 14 February 1916.
Transferred to 22nd Battery, Tel el Kebir, 11 March 1916.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 12 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 27 March 1916.
Temporary promotion confirmed, 22 April 1916.
Transferred to 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 15 May 1916, and taken on strength, 21st Field Artillery Brigade.
Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 27 May 1916 (tonsilitis); discharged to duty, and rejoined unit, in the field, 30 May 1916.
Killed in action, 1 August 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELLIOTT Douglas Allan|