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Edward James ELY

Regimental number4258
Place of birthWarrandyte, Victoria
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressGriffith, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Ely, Post Office Griffith, Griffith, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Belgium
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row AA, Grave No. 5A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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