Ernest William N. Ellis M.C.
5th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment
Ernest William Ellis is buried in Grave number 10929. The grave is marked with the small cast iron marker of the “Old Contemptibles”. He was a member of the British regular army and served in France and Belgium from August 1914 to November 1914. The marker states that he served with the Royal Field Artillery however, he returned home after the war serving with the Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Ernest Ellis was given the Military Cross on 1st February 1919. It is believed that he received the medal whilst attached to the Royal Field Artillery as a gunner. The citation for his award is not yet known.