15 December 2009

6285786 L/Cpl Ernest Thomas Ellender, 1st Bn, The Buffs

6285786 Lance-Corporal Ernest Thomas Ellender of the 1st Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), died in the fighting in North Africa on the 15th December 1941. He was 24 years old and the son of Maurice and Lydia Ellender of Eastry in Kent. Ernest has no known grave and is one of nearly 12,000 men commemorated on the Alamein Memorial at the entrance to the El Alamein War Cemetery in Egypt.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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