Rupert ELLSMORE MC, MiD

ELLSMORE, Rupert

Service Numbers: 3587, Commissioned Officer
Enlisted: 16 August 1915, 11th Reinforcements Warwick Farm, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 55th Infantry Battalion
Born: Moss Vale, New South Wales, 27 August 1891
Home Town: Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Traveller
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3587, 4th Infantry Battalion, 11th Reinforcements Warwick Farm, Sydney, New South Wales
13 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3587, 4th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Lincoln embarkation_ship_number: A17 public_note: ''
16 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 53rd Infantry Battalion, 'Doubling of the AIF' - Zeitoum, Egypt
8 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 53rd Infantry Battalion
26 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 53rd Infantry Battalion
7 Jul 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 14th Light Trench Mortar Battery
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, SN 3587, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
15 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 14th Light Trench Mortar Battery
9 Apr 1917: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Mentioned in General Haig's Despatch of 9 April 1917
4 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Commissioned after OTU Cambridge UK
24 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 55th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood, Evacuated UK
18 Dec 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 55th Infantry Battalion, Attached for duty - London
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 55th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"
2 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 55th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne
23 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 55th Infantry Battalion

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