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Elliott, George Stephenson (1885–1917)

Surgeon-Captain George Stephenson. M.C. Australian Army Medical Corps, killed in action on September 25, 1917, was awarded Military Cross for gallant devotion to wounded under heavy shellfire; was also mentioned in despatches for fine work done at Bullecourt. He was the youngest son of late Thomas Elliott, of Ballarat. Educated at Ballarat College and Melbourne University, and took a leading part in sport with Ormond and University. His brother, Brigadier-General H. E. Elliott, D.C.M., D.S.O. C.M.G., is in command of 5th Infantry Brigade in France, and his cousin, Admiral Loftus Tottenham, commands portion of the North Sea fleet. Was 32 years of age and leaves a widow and infant daughter.

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'Elliott, George Stephenson (1885–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/elliott-george-stephenson-13933/text24824, accessed 15 November 2018.

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