Robert William Ellmers MM

Born: 25 Dec 1894 in: Woodend
Died: 26 Aug 1918 - Killed In Action in France WW1
Buried: in: N.E.Cemetery No 17 near Bapaume France
Occupation: Soldier
Father:William Ellmers - Mother:1 Edith Emma Sussannah Graham

Robert Ellmers died aged 20 in the service of his country. He was awarded the Military Medal for acts of gallantry in the field and in the book "Official History of NZ Efforts in the Great War" by Col H Stewart CMG DSO he is mentioned on page 348 in the fight for Serre Road. He is buried in France.
Robert served in 2nd Battalion Earl of Liverpool's Own

Robert's war service and death information supplied by official NZ Amy records

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