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Raymond Stanley ELLIS

Regimental number2400
Place of birthEden, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoachbuilder
AddressCandelo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Ellis, Candelo, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularReceived wounds at Bullecourt, and twelve months later at Villers-Bretonneux, and died in hospital, England.
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 15), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Mary Ann ELLIS, Candelo, New South Wales. Native of Candelo
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte E.M. Ellis, killed in France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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