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Corporal: 71 Harold ELLICOTT. M.M.

Born: 1892. West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert:17266/1892.

Married: 1920. East Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. Marriage Cert:12029/1920.

Wife: Dorothy E Ellicott. nee: Avard.

Died: 1958. Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Death Cert:4990/1958.

Father: David Ellicott. 1858-1936.

Mother: Ellen Priscilla Ellicott. nee: Beavis. 1860-1949.


Harold Ellicott enlisted with A Company, 35th Battalion AIF on the 28th of November 1915 and was an original member of the Battalion. He left Sydney on board HMAT A24 "Benalla" on the 1st of May 1916.


London Gazette 4th February 1918. Page 1618 Position 23.

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 27th of June 1918. Page 1392 Position 139.

20th November 1917.

Informant; Lance Corporal: 71 Harold ELLICOTT. "I saw Private: 1511 Thomas BLACKWELL lying badly wounded at ESPREY near ROULIERS RAILWAY to the left on October 12th. One of his legs was broken, and he was wounded in several other places. We had to retire, and were unable to remove him. The Germans reoccupied the ground, and I cannot say what happened to him. We were in the same Coy, and I knew him well.

No:4 Command Depot, Hurdcott.

Harold returned to Australia on the 15th of January 1919.

Family Information

Harold was a single 23 year old Labourer from Oakhampton Road, West Maitland upon enlistment. His parents, David and Ellen Ellicott were married in 1880 at Maitland, N.S.W. Marriage Cert: 3787/1880 and had 10 children. Reginald Francis Ellicott born 1880 at Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:17376/1880 and died in 1966 at Maitland, N.S.W. Death Cert:14517/1966. Lionce D Ellicott born 1884 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:24029/1884. Ivy Evelyn Ellicott born 1886 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:25756/1886 and died in 1948 at Stockton, N.S.W. Death Cert: 11380/1948. Kenneth Ellicott born 1888 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:27180/1888. Daisy K Ellicott born 1890 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:20753/1890. Harold Ellicott born 1892 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:17266/1892 and died in 1958 at Newcastle, N.S.W. Death Cert:4990/1958. Edna L Ellicott born 1895 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:23933/1895. Stanley Ellicott born 1897 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:4550/1897 and died in 1978 (Location Unknown) N.S.W. Death Cert:10467/1978. Nellie M Ellicott born 1899 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:31929/1899. Sylvia Ellen Ellicott born 1904 at West Maitland, N.S.W. Birth Cert:13750/1904.

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