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Edwin William ELLIS

Regimental number549
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal employeE
AddressRoberts Avenue, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs R S Ellis, Roberts Avenue, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, E 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 RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 25 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death11 February 1968

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