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Hubert George S ELLIS

Regimental number1809
Date of birth1883
Place of birthMeadows, South Australia
Other trainingWarehouseman
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressOxide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, B Ellis, Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13th July, 1915 - 29th Battalion 2nd Reinforcements. Taken on Strength, 14th Battalion, 4th March, 1916. Gassed on 27th September, 1917.
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death34
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row K, Grave No 51), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Other detailsDied of mustard gas poisoning. Full name (as stated by his widow, Mrs E.V.A Ellis, on Roll Of Honour Circular) Hubert George Spinkston Ellis

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