William Samuel ELLIOTT


ELLIOTT, William Samuel

Service Number: 3359
Enlisted: 30 October 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Exeter, NSW, 1884
Home Town: Numulgi, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Exeter SS
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 24 April 1918
Cemetery: Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Dunoon District War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

30 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3359, 52nd Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3359, 52nd Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3359, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Alexander and Mary ELLIOTT, Numulgi, Lismore, New South Wales


Pte. W. S. Elliott, No. 3359, 52nd Battalion.- This soldier enlisted in October, 1916, sailed on January 20, 1917, and landed in England in the middle of March. He went to France in June, 1917, and was killed, on April 24,1918. No official word of his death has yet been received, the message to hand being from the clergyman who read the burial service.