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Samuel Thomas ELLSON

Regimental number5069
Place of birthInglewood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address5 Abbot Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Ellson, 5 Abbot Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on James Roe Lodge (MU) Roll of Honor ['Our Soldier Brethren'], RSL Museum, Bendigo, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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