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Edwd. Ellis

Sergeant

6th Field Artillery Brigade

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Military Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Mr. Farrer
  • Plaque: 500

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Biography

Edward Ellis was a Sergeant Stretcher Bearer with 6th Australian Field Ambulance. His Regimental No. was 3252. He had been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the Military Medal- both for outstanding bravery. He was born in Snake Valley but was living in Alfredton when he enlisted on 16th March 1915. He was 19 years old, single and a railway clerk at the time. He received multiple wounds during the fighting around Passchendaele, and died while being treated in 6th Field Ambulance. He is buried in the Lijessenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Tree No. 500

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour