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Regimental number2863
Place of birthWest Hartlepool, England
AddressHurleston Street, Petersburg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMrs J Ellis, Rallway Terrace, Petersburg, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date31 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 31 August 1919.

Cause of death: accident

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 June 1927 Prospect, South Australia
Age at death32
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 4 East, Grave 6), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIS Frank

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