Soldier – Ellis, Joseph – 18 Year Old dies of Wounds (picture)

May 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times, May 25th, 1918

Private Joseph Ellis
West Yorks

Private Ellis, son of Mr and Mrs William Ellis, 24 Melbourne Terrace, the Lightnings, Conisborough died of wounds received in action in France on April 22, aged 18.

He was formerly employed at the Conisborough glassworks.

His brother private G.W.Ellis (K.O.Y.L.I) enlisted at the outbreak of war, was invalided from France and is now serving in Palestine.

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 53908
Died 22/04/1918
15th Bn.
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own)

Son of Mr. W. Ellis, of 24, Melbourne Terrace, Lightenings, Conisborough, Rotherham, Yorks.