Herbert ELLIS

Regimental number24149
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ellis, Fernside, North Canterbury
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 13th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 27 May 1916
The infantry component of the 13th Reinforcements left New Zealand on board two ships, 'Willochra' and 'Tofua'. It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankLance Corporal
Final unit1st Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel No 2), Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Elizabeth Ellis, Fernside, Canterbury
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 33, p. 11

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