Gordon ELLIOT

Gordon Elliot Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Jondaryan
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Painter
Enlisted
09-August-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
3073
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcements
Embarked
30-December-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
6 May 1917
Place
France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

Name on ROH: G. ELLIOTT

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial and St Stephen’s Uniting Church Toowoomba Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial.

Brother of 2285 Private William Claude Elliot (DOW).

 

Gordon Elliot arrived in Egypt in March 1916 where he trained with the Australian Army Medical Corps. He embarked for France in June and joined the 12th Field Ambulance. In December he was hospitalised in Rouen with swollen, infected feet. Discharged in February, he transferred to the 4th Field Ambulance and was with that unit when killed in action. His body was never found. 

 

 

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