William Arthur Revell ELLIS

ELLIS, William Arthur Revell

Service Number: 2413
Enlisted: 19 August 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Born: Christchurch, New Zealand, 1893
Home Town: Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Manager
Died: 3 August 1964, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2413, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Melbourne
6 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2413, 8th Light Horse Regiment
6 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2413, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Clan MacCorquodale, Melbourne
23 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, In the field
23 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Transferred from the 8th Light Horse Regiment to the 4th Machine Gun Compay
19 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2413, Wound to the shoulder and invalided to Cairo on 22 April 1917
11 Oct 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2413, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Discharged at the 3rd Military Distrist

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George and Agnes (nee Wall) Ellis of 12 Esplanade, Williamstown, Vic. Brother of Leicester George Ellis who died of wounds on 23 August 1915 and has no known grave and Harold Stanley Ellis who returned to Australia in 1919

11 July 1917 - commenced return to Australia on board Port Sydney for discharge

 Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the New Zealand Cadets