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Charles ELY

Regimental number1743
Place of birthGrimsby England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
Address42 Hanson Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs N Ely, 130 Kent Street, Grimsby, England
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBethleham Farm West Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 1), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: CHarles and Petrenella ELY; husband of Violet ELY, "Dunedin", Juralang, Victoria. Native of Grimsby, England

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