Ellis, Henry (Lieutenant)

Accession Number 1DRL/0265
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1914
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1135
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Collection relating to the service of 14 Private Henry Ellis, Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (AN&MEF), later 1365 Lieutenant Henry Ellis, 17 Battalion, New Guinea, 1914. Collection includes a souvenir copy of the Government Gazette of the British Administration German New Guinea for 15 October 1914.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant, 17th Bn, AIF. Died on 16/17 April 1917 of wounds received in the Bullecourt sector. Clerk of Mosman, NSW; born Caledon, County Tyrone, Ireland; for five years in the Royal Irish Constabulary; came to Australia 1913. Served with AN&MEF (Regimental Number 14 Private) until discharge 4 March 1915; joined AIF 18 April 1915 (Regimental Number 1365 Private); age at time of death 30 years.