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Samuel Harry ELLIS

Regimental number1020
Place of birthCastlemaine, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBerkely Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinJ Ellis, Berkely Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1916
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBouzincourt Ridge Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 11), Albert, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Alexandria ELLIS, Moore Street, Sutherland, New South Wales
Family/military connections"Brother: Lance Cpl W.J. Ellis, No. 152, 2nd Pioneers who was on the Troopship "Gourhiland" when she was torpedoed. He was wounded at Fleurs in France. Now home again." Details from Father.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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