William John Ellis

1937–1956 (Age 18)
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

The Life of William John

When William John Ellis was born on 28 September 1937, in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, his father, Jack Ellis, was 26 and his mother, Alice Maud Lawry, was 26. He died on 16 September 1956, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 18.

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Jack Ellis
Alice Maud Lawry
Colin Ian Douglas Ellis
William John Ellis

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World Events (3)


Age 2

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Age 3

Australia declares war on Italy.

Age 3

Communist Party of Australia is outlawed.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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