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Charles ELLIS

Regimental number5793
Place of birthClifton Hill, Victoria
SchoolClifton Hill State School, Clifton Hill, Victoria
AddressRathmines Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Muriel Ellis, 'Carlita', Rathmines Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death29
Place of burialBlogne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Morton and Louisa Ellen ELLIS, 64 Esplanade, Clifton Hill, Victoria. Natove of Frankston, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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