William Amos Ellem

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William Amos Ellem

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Grafton 13532
Death: October 5, 1917 (38)
Ypres, Flemish Region, Belgium (Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Ypres, Flemish Region, Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Ellem and Susannah Ellem
Husband of Esther Tapper
Father of <private> Ellem; <private> Ellem; <private> Ellem; Hercules Oswald Ellem and <private> Ellem
Brother of Eliza Jane Wallbank; Elizabeth Ellem; Richard Ellem; Reuben Ellem; Laban Ellem and 6 others

Managed by: Richard Arthur Neary
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About William Amos Ellem

Recorded by Commonwealth War Graves Commission as follows:


Rank: Private

Number: 1029

Date of Death: 05/10/1917

Age: 26

Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Nationality: Australian

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31.

Cemetry/Memorial Name: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

"Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam - Here are recorded names of officers and men who fell in Ypres Salient, but to whom the fortune of war denied the known and honoured burial given to their comrades in death.

The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium dedicated to the commemoration of British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown.


  • Rank: Private
  • Service No: 1029
  • Date of Death: 05/10/1917
  • Age:26
  • Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 41st Bn.
  • Panel Reference: Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31.
  • Additional Information: Son of John and Isabella Ellem, of Wyan, New South Wales. Native of Casino.


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William Amos Ellem's Timeline

October 28, 1878
Grafton 13532
Age 25
Casino 2191
October 5, 1917
Age 38
Ypres, Flemish Region, Belgium
October 1917
Age 38
Ypres, Flemish Region, Belgium