On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action.
Herbert Dudley Ellis: 25th September
Graduate Member since 1910.
At the outbreak of war he was a Engineer Designer, Mather & Platt Ltd.
Enlisted 24th Sep 1914; Discharged to Commission 18 Dec 1914.
Wartime posting(s) was/were, 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery. Prior to this, Royal Marines Divisional Engineers (from 24th Sep 1914).
Wounded/missing/presumed dead, commemorated on Loos Memorial.
Awarded: 1914 Star (medal trio issued by Royal Garrison Artillery) and British War Medal
Note: no overseas action with Royal Naval Division.
No 1915 obituary.
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