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John Rupert ELLIS

ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address334 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A H Ellis, 334 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceAustralian Field Artillery
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Rollp S C
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement No. 30317; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

Distinguished Service Order (altered to Mention in Despatches)


Recommendation date: 27 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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