Sidney Ellis, Pte.
Personal information
Age 38
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Born in Belfast. Son of William and Clara Ellis, husband of Elizabeth Ellis.
Military information
Army Number 6974976
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Medium Machine Gun Platoon
Company / Squadron HQ Company
Unit / Group 1st Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 18-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 20-A-12
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

One of Private Sydney Ellis comrades describes his death as follows: We were engaged in street fighting in Arnhem at the time, and were being pushed back when a bullet struck him on the chin bone and was deflected through his heart. Ellis was first buried at the Moscowa General Cemetery at Arnhem.

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Sidney Ellis, Pte.
Personal information
Age 38
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Born in Belfast. Son of William and Clara Ellis, husband of Elizabeth Ellis.
Military information
Army Number 6974976
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Medium Machine Gun Platoon
Company / Squadron HQ Company
Unit / Group 1st Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 18-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 20-A-12
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

One of Private Sydney Ellis comrades describes his death as follows: We were engaged in street fighting in Arnhem at the time, and were being pushed back when a bullet struck him on the chin bone and was deflected through his heart. Ellis was first buried at the Moscowa General Cemetery at Arnhem.

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