William Claude ELLIOT

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Station Hand
Enlisted
09-December-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
24
Status
Single
Service No
2885
Rank
Private
Unit
52nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcements
Embarked
27-October-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
19-October-1917
Place
Ypres, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
St. Sever Cemetery Extension, France
Notes

Name on ROH: W.G. ELLIOTT

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

 

Brother of 3073 Private Gordon Elliot (KIA).

 

William Elliot arrived in France in May 1917 following five months training in England. In October he was badly wounded in action near Ypres and admitted to the 9th General hospital at Rouen where he died four days later.

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