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  • 16826 Private William Ellis, killed in action on 26/9/1916. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
Visited by John Morse and wreath laid Photo courtesy of John Morse
Person Details
Nottingham
the caption on his photograph states Pte W C Ellis of 51 Sneinton Rd, Nottingham
26 Sep 1916
753370 - CWGC Website
16826
Sneinton Nottingham
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private William C Ellis enlisted in Nottingham ,giving his place of residence as Sneinton , he sserved with the 9th battalion Sherwood Foresters on Gallipoli and in Egypt. He was killed in action on 26 September 1916, in the battle for Thiepval. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, Somme.
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  • 16826 Private William Ellis, killed in action on 26/9/1916. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
Visited by John Morse and wreath laid Photo courtesy of John Morse
    William Ellis name on memorial - 16826 Private William Ellis, killed in action on 26/9/1916. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. Visited by John Morse and wreath laid Photo courtesy of John Morse
  • Photograph published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 26th February 1917 and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    William Ellis - Photograph published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 26th February 1917 and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918