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Arthur ELLIS

Regimental number3791
Place of birthMurtoa, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGriffith, Willbriggie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, B Ellis, Griffith, Willbriggie, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death23
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
162
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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