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Edward Ellis

Biography of Serjeant Edward Ellis (15406)
1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment

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Birth

Name:
Edward Ellis

Date of birth:
1894

Place of Birth:
Haconby, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Apr-Jun 1894

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Occupation:

Marriage

No marriage for Edward has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Family

Father’s Name:
Robert Ellis

Father’s DOB:
1857

Father’s Place of Birth:
Haconby, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Farm Labourer

Mother’s Name:
Ann Wand

Mother’s DOB:
1862

Mothers POB:
Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1883 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
John Robert Ellis, 1884, Haconby
Elizabeth Ellis, 1885, Rippingale
Eliza Ellis, 1887, Haconby
Edward Ellis, 1894, Haconby
Charles Ellis, 1899, Stainfield
Plus 1 more which name are unknown taken from 1911 census

1901 Census:
Rowland is living with his parents in Haconby.

1911 Census
Rowland is living with his parents in Haconby.

Relatives in services:
Edward’s cousins Robert Wand and Thomas Hutchins also fought and was killed in WW1. Robert and Thomas can be found on our page dedicated to the Haconby War Memorial.

Newspaper Mentions:
None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Serjeant Edward Ellis, 15406, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 28th May 1918 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medals
Medal Card Index:
Edward’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal
The 1915 Star

UK:
Haconby, plaque in St Andrew’s Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Serjeant Edward Ellis, 15406, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 28 May 1918 Age 24.
Son of Robert and Ann Ellis, of Haconby, Bourne, Lincs.
Remembered with Honour Soissons Memorial

More information:

Edward Ellis

Soissons Memorial

Please see below for more pictures from Soissons Memorial.

 

Military Service Timeline

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.

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