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John Leslie Ellis

Date of death: 10.7.1945
Area: Knottingley
Regiment: Royal Artillery
Family information: Husband of Olive Ellis nee Seal
Rank: Gunner
Service number: 963807

War Service

Gunner John Leslie Ellis was with the 16th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery when he died on 10th July 1945 age 27. He is buried in the Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

Family Life

John Leslie Ellis was born in the first quarter of 1917 and his birth was registered at Pontefract. He was the son of Norman and Ophelia Ellis (nee Lunn) who had married in the first quarter of 1916 and this was registered at Pontefract.
John Leslie Ellis married Olive Seal in the first quarter of 1936 and their marriage was registered at Pontefract.

an aerial photograph of the cemetery with the white headstones laid out in rows surrounding the white cross of sacrifice on the right, on the left is a white stone plinth with a hedge and trees Madras War Cemetery

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