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William Robert ELLIOTT

Regimental number5945
Place of birthNetherton Burns, Fool Rothbury, Northumberland, England
SchoolWhittingham and Ulgham Schools, Northumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Dorothy Elliott, North Mason, Leaton Bara, North Cumberland, England
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 10th July, 1916, 25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcements. Taken on Strength, 25th Battalion, 2nd May, 1917. Lance Corporal, 25th January, 1918.
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row K, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Dorothy Sarah ELLIOTT, North Mason, Seaton Burn, Nothumberland, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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