Gordon Carr Ellis

473196, Private Gordon Carr Ellis, age 24
88th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps
Died 13 March 1918

Gordon was born in Highbury, London in 1894.  His father Clement was a chemist and they lived along with his mother, Julia in a house named Horton in Tomline Road in 1911.  When he died his parents were living at Holme Lodge, High Road, Walton.  He had a brother and a sister but they had both died very young.

He served in 88th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, and died at the 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station from the effects of poison gas on 13th March 1918, age 24, during the German Offensive in Flanders.  He is buried at Nine Elms Cemetery near Poperinge in Belgium.  His headstone inscription reads ‘Faithful Unto Death.

Both his parents died in 1953, they were living at 81 Queens Road Felixstowe at the time.

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Nine Elms Cemetery

Royal Army Medical Corps