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Leslie George ELLIS

Regimental number4002
Place of birthGrovedale, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMother, Mrs Eliz Alice Ellis, Mount Dumeed via Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Ellis, Germantown via Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHedauville, Somme, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth C. ELLIS, Grovedale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3510 Driver William Henry ELLIS, 15th Machine Gun Company, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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