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Ellis Childs

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Detail, Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury (Photo Brian Davison, 2009) - No known copyright restrictions

Detail, Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury (Photo Brian Davison, 2009) - No known copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ellis AWMM
  • Surname
    Childs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ellis John Childs AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55423 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 March 1897 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1917 AWMM C/o A. Tozer, Pleasant Point, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Albert Childs (father), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 July 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55423 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      130 pounds AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 December 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Polygon Wood Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM D. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury AWMM
    • Pleasant Point School War Memorial, South Canterbury AWMM

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Sources

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