Mervyn Fred ELLIS

Badge Number: S0463, Sub Branch: Unley/prospect/burnside

ELLIS, Mervyn Fred

Service Numbers: 8592, S40265
Enlisted: 4 August 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 26 April 1888
Home Town: Malvern, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural Causes, South Australia, 31 August 1964, aged 76 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Adelaide Treasurer and Chief Secretary Roll of Honour, Laura RSL Members WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 32nd Infantry Battalion,

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21 Mar 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8592, 32nd Infantry Battalion
30 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1

World War 2 Service

2 Jan 1942: Involvement Captain, S40265
2 Jan 1942: Enlisted Wayville, South Australia
2 Jan 1942: Enlisted S40265
1 May 1945: Discharged
1 May 1945: Discharged S40265

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Mervyn, was known as Fred. His parents were Sidney James ELLIS b.2.12.1853 and Eliza Ann ELLIS (nee WESTON) B.22.1.1854

Fred married Nell EDWARDS a widow