ELLIS, Charles Alfred
(Service number 78561)

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Date 26 September 1883 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 4 Ranfurly Street, Timaru
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs C. A. ELLIS (wife), 15 Clyde Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 December 1939 Age 56 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, row 48, Plot 606
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Alfred Ellis was the youngest of the family of Thomas and Lydia (née dewson) Ellis. Thomas and Lydia came to new Zealand from England, in the early 1880s, with seven children. Two more were born at Timaru, Ernest dying in infancy. Their mother died in 1898. Charles married Amy May Leah on 30 December 1913 at Timaru.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 September 2019]; School Admission records [21 September 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [21 September 2019]

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