PVT Donald Scott Ellis

PVT Donald Scott Ellis

Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Death 31 Mar 1916 (aged 28)
Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Burial Crook of Devon, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
Memorial ID 185580918 · View Source
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Private Donald Scott Ellis, 43rd Battalion, (Manitoba Regiment), aka Cameron Highlanders, Canadian Infantry, Service No. 421121, with 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division, was killed in action by shellfire on 31st March 1916 on the Ypres Salient, Battle of the Somme, aged 28 years. Son of David & Catherine Scott Ellis of 'The Poplars', Fossoway, Rumbling Bridge, Kinrosshire, Scotland. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, near Ypres, Bay 28, Stone R. (There is no record of his burial at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery as inscribed on the gravestone)

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In Loving Memory Of / DAVID ELLIS Wood Merchant / Who Died At Fossoway / 17th November 1915, Aged 74 Years / His Youngest Son / DONALD SCOTT ELLIS / Born 19th April 1887, Killed In Action / Near Ypres, 31st March 1916, / And Laid To Rest In / Sanctuary Wood There. / And His Wife / CATHERINE SCOTT / Who Died 24th December 1939 / Aged 92 Years / Their Eldest Son / JOHN THOMAS ELLIS / Beloved Husband Of / JESSIE McDONALD / Who Died 28th December 1954 / Aged 73 Years / And The Above / JESSIE McDONALD / Who Died 26th November 1957 / Aged 77 Years / MARGARET BEVERIDGE ELLIS M.A. / Died 8th Jany 1962 Aged 72 Years

The Eternal God Is Thy Refuge / And Underneath Are The Everlasting Arms.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 185580918
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Donald Scott Ellis (19 Apr 1887–31 Mar 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 185580918, citing Saint Serfs Churchyard, Crook of Devon, Perth and Kinross, Scotland ; Maintained by Mentiplay (contributor 47357469) .