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William ELLIS

Regimental number14227
Place of birthKent, England
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
Address20 Catherine Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Winifred Ida Lilian Ellis, 20 Catherine Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateKilled in Action 16 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death29.8
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and Charlotte ELLIS; husband of Winifred I.L. ELLIS, 6 Raphael Street, Subiaco, Western Australia

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