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Sydney Edmund ELLIS

Regimental number4825
Place of birthCollingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolCollingwood State School, Collingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Zilla Ellis, Alice Street, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row C, Grave No. 3), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane ELLIS: husband of Zella ELLIS, Heaslop Street, Woollengabba, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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