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Frederick Walter ELLIS

Place of birthDevonport, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLocomotive fireman
AddressYarloop, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Ellis, c/o Mrs P Hunter, Junde's School, Bressy, Shetland Isles, Scotland
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia after 1912
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 55), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Caroline ELLIS. Native of Devonport, England
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: William Hunter, 44th Battalion AIF, died of wounds in France. Father: Pte Benyamenolles, 28th Battalion, died on 16th June, 1933.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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