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William Donald ELLIS

Regimental number7479
Place of birthMortlake, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGarvoc, via Terang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Patrick Ellis, Post Office, Garvoc, via Terang, Victoria
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2349 Lance Corporal Thomas Herbert ELLIS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919; 3976 Pte Abel ELLIS, 14th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1916; 1736 Pte Percy Augustine ELLIS, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 February 1952
SourcesNAA: B2455, ELLIS William Donald

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