|Place of birth||Strabane, Co. Tyrone, Ireland|
|Address||221 Military Road, Mosman, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Catherine Ellis, 221 Military Road, Mosman, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the AN&MEF, Rabaul, for 6 months.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||31|
|Place of burial||Grevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 12), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Mary ELLIS; husband of Katherine ELLIS, 52 Leamington Road, Villas, Kensington, London, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915. Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 26 August 1915 (dysentery); rejoined unit, 3 September 1915.
Promoted Sergeant, 5 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 9 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 12 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 March 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Division Rest Station, 27 June 1916; transferred to 7th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 30 June 1916 (trench feet); transferred to England, 1 July 1916, and admitted same day to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth. Marched in to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 7 September 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 11 October 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Etretat, 11 November 1916 (debility); transferred to England, 14 November 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital; transferred to 5th Auxiliary Hospital, 27 November 1916; discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 1 January 1917.Marched in to No 1 Training Bn, Rollestone, 1 January 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 11 March 1917; rejoined Bn, 19 March 1917.
Promoted Lieutenant, 8 March 1917.
Wounded in action, 15 April 1917 (gun shot wound: compound fracture, right thigh); admitted same day to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; died of wounds, 16 April 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELLIS Henry|