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Norman Griffiths ELLSWORTH

Regimental number843
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
SchoolChrist Church Grammar School, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
Address61 Davis Avenue, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellsworth, 61 Davis Avenue, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service11 years in 9th Battery Field Artillery, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBSM
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was in charge of the first and only gun that landed in Gallipoli on the 25th April, 1915. Anzac Day." Details from Mother.
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 19), Dickebusch, Belgium, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick Wallcot and Mary Menzies ELLSWORTH, 61 Davis Avenue, South Yarra, Melbourne. Native of Creswick, Victoria

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