2458 Sydney Alexander ELLIS

Date of enlistment 15th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action

Hospitalised sick on four occasions

Summary of Private Ellis WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
16th August 1918 Australia Discharged (medically unfit)
31st July 1918 Australia Disembarked Melbourne
6th June 1918 England Returned to Australia on D11 Parambah (old injury right foot)
21st May 1918 England Marched into No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
14th May 1918 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
17th April 1918 England Admitted Exeter War Hospital
16th April 1918 France Embarked for England on HS St.Patrick
10th April 1918 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound buttocks and thigh and admitted to 11th Stationary Hospital
22nd November 1917 France Re-joined 22nd Battalion
15th November 1916 England Proceeded from Longbridge Deverill to France via Southampton
16th October 1917 England Discharged from Tidworth Hospital to training depot
9th October 1917 England Admitted to Tidworth Military Hospital
8th March 1917 England Attached to 68th (Aust) Squadron RFC Harlaxton
20th December 1916 England Discharged from 3rd Auxiliary Hospital
8th December 1916 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
26th October 1916 England Embarked Calais for England on HS Stad Antwerpen, and admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital with amputation of 3 toes on right foot
24th October 1916 France Admitted to 26th General Hospital – amputation of 3 toes
16th October 1916 France Absent while on active service. Deprived of 1 days pay
15th October 1916 France Transferred to 8th Stationary Hospital Wimeraux – contusions right foot
13th October 1916 France Admitted to 2nd AD rest station with sore feet
27th September 1916 France Transferred to 2nd Divisional rest station
25th September 1916 France Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance with Gastro-enteritis
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
14th March 1916 Egypt Re-joined unit
10th March 1916 Egypt Admitted to hospital sick, Moascar
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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