John Ellis is associated with Trawalla, Victoria located at these coordinates -37.4365817, 143.4694182
|25th. April, 1890|
|3 July 1938|
|trawalla, world war i, soldier settler, victoria, australia, mcdonald, john ellis, villers brettoneaux|
| John Ellis was described in his obituary in the Riponshire Advocate on the 9th July 1938 as 'one of the most progressive and successful soldier settlers on the Trawalla estate'.
Ellis served abroad with the AIF during the First World War. In his obituary it states he was a driver with the 38th Battery, Australian Field Artillery.
His father was John Ellis (Senior) and his mother Ann Robertson. Ellis married Ada Dobson and had one child Ray Ellis (born September 5 1928).
A collection of receipts from John Ellis Senior and John Ellis on the PROV Wiki give a fascinating glimpse into life as a soldier settler, listing purchases of groceries, farm equipment and other goods and services.
Photographs courtesy of Ray Ellis and family
This page belongs to the Trawalla Estate Soldier Settlers project.
Ike McDonald and John Ellis relaxing near Villers Brettoneaux - World War I (circa 1918)
|Has birth date||25 April 1890 +|
|Has coordinates||37° 26' 12" S, 143° 28' 10" ELatitude: -37.4365817|
Longitude: 143.4694182 +Google maps
|Has death date||3 July 1938 +|
|Has image||http://wiki.prov.vic.gov.au/images/d/df/A2_PH31_McDonald_%26_JE.jpg + and http://wiki.prov.vic.gov.au/images/9/94/A2_PH42_Jim_Henderson_%26_friends.jpg +|
|Has image caption||Ike McDonald and John Ellis relaxing near Villers Brettoneaux - World War I (circa 1918) + and Jim Henderson (right) Cam Loader (centre) Mate (John Ellis?) (left) during World War I +|
|Has keywords||trawalla +, world war i +, soldier settler +, victoria +, australia +, mcdonald +, john ellis + and villers brettoneaux +|
|Has person name||Ann Robertson +, Ada Dobson + and Ray Ellis +|
|Has related resource||http://www.aif.adfa.edu.au:8080/showPerson?pid=90959 +|
|Located in||Trawalla, Victoria +|