|Place of birth||Whiteabbey, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||181 Cathedral Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Lilian Elliott, 181 Cathedral Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the Royal Navy.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 2nd Bn, 4th Reinforcements, Gallipoli, 26 May 1915; admitted to Field Ambulance (diarrhoea), 27 June 1915; transferred to Fleetsweeper, 2 July 1915; rejoined unit, 8 July 1915; admitted HS Devanha (debility and teeth), 1 August 1915; disembarked and admitted to St Andrews Hospital, Malta, 5 August 1915; invalided to England, 18 August 1915; admitted Military Hospital, New End, Hampstead, England, 26 August 1915; embarked England with No. 11 Draft to rejoin Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 15 November 1915; arrived Mudros, 22 November 1915; disembarked Mudros, 3 December 1915; admitted to Anzac Advanced Base, Mudros, 3 December 1915; discharged to rejoin unit on Gallipoli, 6 December 1915; rejoined unit, 7 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 28 December 1915.
Transferred to 14th Field Artillery Brigade, 14 March 1916; taken on strength, 14th Field Artillery Brigade and posted to 55th Battery, 22 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916.
On leave, 3 July 1917; rejoined unit, 18 July 1917.
To hospital (sick), France, 12 October 1917; admitted to Hospital (Pyrexia of uncertain origin), 13 October 1917; discharged to duty, 19 October 1917; rejoined unit, 21 October 1917.
On leave, 27 August 1918; rejoined unit, 15 September 1918.
Admitted 41st Staff Hospital (bruised back), 1 November 1918; transferred to Base, 2 November 1918; admitted to 1st General Hospital, Etretat, France, 3 November 1918; discharged to duty, 23 November 1918; marched in, Havre, 25 November 1918; marched in Australian General Base Depot, 30 November 1918; evacuated to England, 30 November 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, on duty from France, to report to No 2 Command Depot, 1 December 1918.
Last payment, France, 31 May 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from England on board Takada (injured back), 24 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 11 February 1919, awaiting transport to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 6 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELLIOTT John|