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Walter Roy ELLIOTT

Regimental number663
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
Other NamesELLIOTT, Wallis Roy
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinJohn Little Elliott, Mildura, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Junior Cadets.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1916
Discharge date26 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Sick to hospital, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915 (sprained right ankle); transferred to Egypt (date not recorded).

Embarked Alexandria, 2 May 1915; disembarked Southampton, England, 12 May 1915, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital (Dudley Road Section), Birmingham.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 7 November 1915 (twisted knee and feet); discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 26 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Walter Ray ELLIOTT.
Date of death1959
Age at death65
Place of burialMitchell Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIOTT Walter Roy

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