|Place of birth||Beaufort, Victoria|
|Address||'Woodend', Beaufort, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr Francis Ellis, 'Woodend', Beaufort, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Beaufort, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/74/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 14), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 4 April 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 8 May 1916.
Taken on strength of 58th Bn from 15th Training Bn, 24 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 1 September 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on B.103, 'Buried in vicinity of Fleurbaix'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELLIS Porter Robert|