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Norman ELLIS

Regimental number6798
Date of birth23 June 1898
Place of birthSurry Hills, New South Wales
OccupationDental mechanic
AddressSurry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 1.5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Charles Ellis, Balfour Road, Kensington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Discharge date1 July 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6415 Pte Stanley William ELLIS, 17th Bn, killed in action, 31 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 28 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 26 October 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 1 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 August 1931
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIS Norman

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