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Hartley Edwin Ellis (1898–1916)

Information was received on January 19 by Mr. Edwin Ellis (managing director of Ellis, Limited, in Adelaide) that his youngest son, Pte. Hartley Ellis, had died from pneumonia at the military camp at Heliopolis, Egypt. Deceased, who was in the nineteenth year of his age, enlisted with the 8th Field Ambulance, and left Australia about three months ago. He was of fine physique, and was popular because of his genial disposition and manly character. After having been educated at the Grote Street School, the Adelaide High School, and the School of Mines, he entered the employ of Ellis, Limited.

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Hartley Ellis, 1915

Hartley Ellis, 1915

State Library of South Australia, B 46130/43

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Mile End, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


9 January, 1916 (aged ~ 18)
Ismailia, Egypt

Cause of Death


Religious Influence

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Military Service