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Percy Augustine ELLIS

Regimental number1736
Place of birthMortlake, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGarvoc, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Patrick Ellis, Garvoc, Victoria
Enlistment date18 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 December 1914
Place of enlistmentCamperdown, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 29 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Discharge date14 July 1919 - Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2349 Lance Corporal Thomas Herbert ELLIS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919; 3976 Pte Abel ELLIS, 14th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1916; 7479 Sgt William Donald ELLIS, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.
Other details

War Service: France, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death--/04/1925
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIS Percy Augustine

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