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Henry Arthur Mathew ELLIS

Regimental number168
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer and driver
Address16 Liverpool Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sanday, 16 Liverpool Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military service6 years Carlton Rifles
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work between Vauvillers and Lihons on 9 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 17 August 1918

FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death37.2
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 7), Harbonnieres
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Henry Matthew ELLIS and Mary Ann SANDAY, 10 Josephine Grove, Preston East, Victoria

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