Blackmore Area Local History

First World War Commemoration:
Alfred George Ellis

Died in the First World War.
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Alfred George Ellis

War Memorial: Place and inscription
War Memorial:
Buckhurst Hill St Stephen Lych Gate Memorial, and Hornchurch.
Church Window (St
Laurence Church, Blackmore): Alfred George Ellis
Ongar & District War Memorial Hospital
Roll of Honour (Blackmore) as A Ellis [ERO A10815]


Regiment 1st Battalion. Service No 9898 [CWGC]

Service Details:
Enlisted: Warley, Essex  [Source:
Essex Regiment Museum database]

Personal and family information:
Next of kin: son of Walter and Emma Ellis, Hornchurch, Essex. Husband of Eliza J Barnard (formerly Ellis),
37 Albert Road, Buckhurst Hill. [Source: Essex Regiment Museum database]

Born Hook End, Blackmore about 1891, parents Walter [haybinder] and Emma [1901 census].

No record of Baptism at Blackmore.  [
Essex Record Office]
Younger sibling, Walter, baptised at Blackmore,
2nd July 1895 [ERO D/P 266/1/11] suggesting a family move in the intervening years. No Ellis entries in Register between 1875-1895.

1911 Census: Blackmore
Walter Ellis.  Head.  Married.  [Age] 54. Farm Labourer. [Born] Stondon, Essex.
Emma Ellis.   Wife.  [Age] 43. [Born] Havering,
Harry Ellis. Son. Single. [Age] 21. Bricklayer Labourer. [Born] Blackmore
Alfred Ellis.  Son.  Single.  [Age] 18.  Bricklayer Labourer.  [Born] Blackmore
Walter Ellis.   Son.  Single.  [Age] 15.  Stable Lad. [Born] Blackmore
Eliza Ellis.  Daughter. [Age] 13. Home. [Born] Blackmore
Louisa Ellis.  Daughter. [Age] 12. School.  [Born] Blackmore
William Ellis.  Son.  [Age] 10.  School.  [Born] Blackmore
Jack Ellis.  Son.  [Age] 3.  Home.  [Born] Blackmore

Possible marriage Hampstead Q2 1909, but wife not named [Statutory Register]

Date of Death:
28th June 1915


Where died:
Wounded Gallipoli 05/1915. Killed in action. Gallipoli. 28.6.1915. No known grave  [Source:
Essex Regiment Museum database]

Place of Burial or Commemoration:
Remembered on the Helles Memorial in
Turkey.  Panel 144 to 150 or 229 to 233. [CWGC]

List of Sources:
Commonwealth War
Graves Commission (external link: CWGC), Essex Record Office, Essex Regiment Museum, Statutory Register

Great War Gallery

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Last Updated: 16 May 2010