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Verner Murray ELLIS

Regimental number3777
Place of birthLockhart, New South Wales
SchoolBirrego and Lockhart State Schools, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressGreen Vale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Eli James Ellis, Hazelwood, Green Vale, Boree Creek, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death19
Place of burialHebecourt British Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eli James and Mary Emma ELLIS, Green Vale, Boree Creek, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4481 Pte Lewis Victor ELLIS, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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