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George Stephenson Elliott (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,, accessed 17 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


1 June, 1885
Charlton, Victoria, Australia


25 September, 1917 (aged 32)
Ypres, Belgium

Cause of Death

killed in action

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service