ELLIS, John William

✟ ≠ Cpl 1/1 West Riding Field Coy R.E. 7/6/1915 died of wounds received in the Dardanelles. He died aboard the Hospital Ship Grantully Castle, and is buried in East Mudos Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece. (DC 28/6/1915 died age 34) (Belper News 16/7/1915; he had been in the ‘Sheffield Engineers’ for many years and as a member of the Old Volunteer Force he received the long service medal, and continued his connection with the Corps after the passing of the Territorial Act. He went through the South African (Boer) war and again offered his services on the commencement of the present war. He was sent out to the Dardenelles a short time ago.  He also had a brother who went through the South African war). (DC 10/7/1915; worked for Vickers Ltd., lived at 111 Newman Road, Wincobank, Sheffield. He leaves a widow and four children). b 1880 Sheffield, he was the second son of Samuel and Mary Ellen who lived at ‘Elmhirst’ (Ninelands Road), Hathersage.