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John Bertie ELLIS

Regimental number6549
Place of birthPlymouth, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressMosman, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 3.5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Isabella Ellis, 17 Cowles Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 172 days (as cook) in Home Service, AIF Details Camp.
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Place of enlistmentGeorges Heights, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll85783
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollSpecial Service
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma ELLIS
Discharge date2 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orsova' 8 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 2 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death26 July 1932
Age at death42
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIS John Bertie

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