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Evelyn ELLIS #554

Evelyn Ellis

Indigenous Australian, Gunner Evelyn ELLIS, 9th Reinforcements, 7th Machine Gun Company. Evelyn Ellis was born on North Stradbroke Island, Qld in 1884 and worked as a carpenter before volunteering to serve with the first AIF in September 1916. After training at Seymour Barracks, Victoria, he embarked from Melbourne in December 1916 on board HMAT Orontes … Read more