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Elliott, William Ewart (1036)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 22 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 9 September 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 1036            view online service record

112 Grey Street
East Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs E E Elliott (wife)
112 Grey Street
East Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 19 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Benalla A24
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Friday, 4 May 1917
Discharged: Friday, 3 August 1917

Awards: MM


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted July 21, 2016 10.54 am 0Likes

    Elliott was severely wounded in the action that saw him awarded the Military Medal, suffering the loss of his right eye. He was invalided to hospital at Harefield, England and released to light duties in December, 1915, later serving at Training Camps in the U.K. before being returned to Australia

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