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Frank Clifford ELLIS

Regimental number2743
Place of birthSouth Australia
SchoolClayfield College
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F Ellis c/o Birt and Co, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHebuterne, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCommoncourt British Cemetery No. 2 (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 22), Hebeterne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Jane Foreman ELLIS, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7061 Pte Harold George ELLIS, 26th Bn, killed in action, 3 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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