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ELLIOTT, H., Private, 20th London Regiment. Joining in April 1916, he crossed to France three months later, and was shortly afterwards transferred to Egypt. Later he served in the Palestine Campaign, fighting at Gaza, Jerusalem, and Jericho. He was subsequently re-drafted to France, and contracted a severe illness at Rouen, to which unhappily he succumbed in November 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"His memory is cherished with pride."
21, Foxwell Street, Brockley, S.E.4.
ELLIOTT, J. H., Pte., 12th (P. of W's. Royal) Lancers, Royal Munster Fusiliers and R.A.P.C. Volunteering in September 1914, he was in action at Ypres and Neuve Chapelle. Later he took part in the Landing at Gallipoli, and was severely wounded in the Battle of Cape Helles. Returning to France on recovery, he fought in many engagements, and was wounded on four occasions. After further service in England, he was discharged in September 1918. He holds the 1914 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
64, Blissett Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.
ELLIOTT, R., L/Corporal, 9th Royal Fusiliers. He volunteered in December 1914, and proceeding to France early in 1915, fought in engagements at Loos, and in other sectors. On one occasion he was buried by shell explosion for six hours before being rescued by his comrades. In 1916 he was severely wounded in action at Albert, and in July of that year was invalided out of the Army. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
48, Shardeloes Road, New Cross, S.E.14
ELLIOTT, W. R., Rflmn., K.R.R.C. and Rifle Brigade. Volunteering in June 1915, he proceeded to France in September of the following year, and was in action in the Somme sector. He was wounded after about a month's active service and subsequently contracted dysentery, and was invalided home in March 1917. After receiving treatment in several hospitals he was discharged as medically unfit for further service in the following September, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
83, Calvert Road, East Greenwich, S.E.10.
ELLIS, A., 1st Class Stoker, R.N. He volunteered in October 1914, and during the period of hostilities saw service in H.M.S. "Bonaventure," and various other vessels. He was engaged with his ship on important submarine patrol duties in Russian and other waters, and did valuable work throughout. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and in 1920 was still serving.
4, Deptford Green, S.E.8.
ELLIS, B. B., Corporal, Royal Sussex Regiment. He joined in May 1918, and at the conclusion of his training was engaged om important home duties. He was not successful in obtaining his transfer overseas before the close of hostilities, but afterwards proceeded to Germany with the Army of Occupation, and did valuable work until he returned to England, and was demobilised in March 1919.
59A, Kenbury Street, Camberwell, s.E.5.
ELLIS, G. H., L/Corporal, Tank Corps. Joining in November 1916, he shortly afterwards embarked for France and took part in the final operations of the Somme Offensive. Later he was in action at Arras, Ypres, Cambrai, Amiens, and throughout the Retreat and Allied Advance, which terminated the war in November 1918. He was demobilised in the following year, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
126, Kirkwood Road, Nunhead, S.E.15.
ELLIS, H., Gunner, R.G.A. He enlisted in December 1913, and in 1915 was sent to Malta on garrison duty. In 1917 he proceeded to Mesopotamia, where he was in action on the Tigris, and later to Egypt. Here he was stationed at Alexandria until April 1920, when be was sent to Ireland, where he served until the following October, when he was discharged, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
255, Farley Road, Catford, S.E.6.
ELLIS, H., A.B., Royal Navy. He joined in September 1916, and after his training was posted to H.M.S. "Sydney." This ship took part in several naval actions and was engaged on important patrol duties in co-operation with the Grand Fleet in the North Sea. He was discharged as medically unfit in 1918, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
94, Bevington Street, Bermondsey, S.E.16.
ELLIS, S., Sapper, R.E. Serving at the outbreak of war, having enlisted in May 1914, he was drafted to France in January 1915, and was engaged on important duties in connection with operations at Neuve Chapelle, Loos, and Ypres, where he was severely wounded. He also served at Salonika (on the Struma front), and in the Palestine Campaign. In February 1919, he was invalided home and was demobilised in May 1920. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
3, Florence Street, New Cross, S.E.14
ELLIS, S. C., L/Cpl., Q.O. (Royal West Kent Regt.) Volunteering at the declaration of war, he took part in the final operations of the Retreat from Mons, and the Battles of Le Cateau, La Bassee, Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, and St. Eloi. He was unhappily killed in action at Hill 60, on April 18th, 1915, and was entitled to the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"His name liveth for evermore."
34, Penarth Street, Peckham, S.E.15.
ELLIS, W. H., Driver, R.F.A. Volunteering in August 1914, he crossed to France almost immediately afterwards and took part in the Retreat from Mons, and the Battles of Ypres, Loos, the Somme, Arras, Cambrai, and Albert. He also served throughout the Retreat and Allied Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in the following February, and holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
59A, Kenbury Street, Camberwell, S.E.5.
ELLISTON, J. F., Rifleman, 17th London Regt.( Rifles). Joining in September 1916, he proceeded to France in the following February and fought in several notable battles. He gave his life for the freedom of England at Messines on June 9th, 1917, and lies buried in a cemetery at Ypres. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"He joined the great white company of valiant souls."
7, Pedworth Road. Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
ELLS, L. F., Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. He joined in April 1917, and in the following year was drafted to France, where he was in action on the Somme, and at Amiens, Albert, Havrincourt, and other places during the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and was twice wounded. Invalided home, he was discharged as medically unfit for further service in December 1918. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
113, Tusker Street, Greenwich, S.E.10.
ELLSON, J., Gunner, R.G.A., He was in the Army when war broke out, having enlisted in 1911, and crossing to France in September 1915, served on that front until after the close of hostilities. During this period, he took part in the battles of Loos, the Somme, the Ancre, Arras, Passchendaele, and Cambrai. He was demobilised in July 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
8, Staveley Road, Peckham, S.E.15.
ELMER, W., Pte., R.A.S.C., and Labour Corps. Volunteering in 1915, he proceeded to France in May of that year, and was engaged on important duties at Le Havre. He did valuable work until his demobilisation, which took place on his return to England in January 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
48, Sydney Square, Latona Road, Peckham, S.E.15.
ELMS, A. H., Air Mechanic, R.A.F. He joined in December 1917, on attaining military age, and on the conclusion of his training served with his Squadron at various aerodromes in England. Engaged in the assembling and repairing of aeroplanes and in observation and other duties calling for a high degree of technical skill, he rendered valuable services, but was unable to obtain his transfer overseas before the end of the war. He was demobilised in April 1919.
211, Sumner Rd., Peckham, S.E.15.
ELSEY, A. P., Private, 142nd Canadian Infantry. He volunteered in December 1915 in Canada, and crossed to England in the following October. Engaged on guard and other duties, he did good work at Shorncliffe and other stations in the South of England, and also at Buxton. Owing to illness, he was admitted to hospital and was later sent back to Canada, where after further treatment he was discharged as medically unfit in August 1918. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
1, Warndon Street, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.
ELSEY, C. R., Private, 3rd Buffs (East Kent Regt.) He had previously served in the South African War, and volunteering in October 1914, was sent to France in the same year, and fought in several engagements, including those in the Somme offensive. In 1917 he proceeded to Egypt and after serving there for a time, returned to the Western Front, where he unfortunately died on December 28th, 1917. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"He passed out of the sight of men by the path of duty and self-sacrifice."
33, Azenby Road, Peckham, S.E.15.
ELSEY, F. E., Private, Essex Regiment. He joined in June 1916, and after his training was completed served at various military centres on important duties. Owing to medical reasons he was unable to obtain a transfer to a theatre of war, but, nevertheless, rendered valuable services with his unit until February 1919, when he was demobilised.
79, Pellatt Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.
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