Captain Cuthbert Joseph Ellison

  • 1888-1919
  • Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Died of pneumonia 18 February 1919 whilst on leave, aged 30
  • Buried St Mary and St Edmund Roman Catholic Churchyard, Abingdon
  • Born 8 October 1888
  • Mother Mrs Ellison, 3 St John’s Road, Abingdon
  • Wife Eugenie Lilian Ellison (now Watson nee Shaw) of Wallesley Cheshire
  • Attended Abingdon School 1899-1900
  • The photograph shows him in the Old Abingdonian athletics team in 1909

Cuthbert Ellison saw service with the RGA from 1915. He served in Palestine, France, Germany and Egypt and was Mentioned in Despatches. He died from septic pneumonia contracted in Germany.