Altrincham WW1 

Arthur John Ellam

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:01st Bn ('A' Coy)
Name of Rgt or Ship:Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Memorial
Town Memorial:Hale
Extra Information:
Born at Rathmichael, Co. Dublin in 1878, the son of John & Mrs. Ellam

1891 Census - No Trace.

1901 Census - No Trace.  Probably in South Africa, as he served in South
Africa during the Anglo-Boer War.

1911 Census -  Sialkot, India.    Private - aged: 33 - 2nd Battalion, The 
Black Watch - born: Rathmichael, Co. Dublin.

He had been in the thick of the fighting at Mons, The Marne, Aisne, Ypres
and Neuve Chappelle.

The Bn had suffered heavy losses in recent fighting - Casualties - 54
killed, 204 wounded, 112 missing (including Corporal Ellam).

Death reported in the 11/06/1915 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

Memorials found on:
Christ Church (Timperley)
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
St. David's Church, Timperley
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