Quartermaster Lt. John James Ellsley BWI Reg

1877 Oct 7. Born Camberwell, Surrey

1881 census at 12 Clayton Rd, Camberwell

1891 census at 63, Danby Street, Camberwell

1894 Nov 16. Post Office. FOR REGISTRATION AS TEMPORARY COPYISTS. John James Ellsley

1897 Jun 5. Attested to Life Guards

1901 census I cannot find him. He is in Boer War. Corporal J J Ellsley. 2086 2nd Regt of Life Guards. The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State

1906 Jul/Sep Marriage to Grace Caroline Teasdale (1881–1911)

1911 census at 1 Fleet Villa, Fleet Road, South Benfleet, Essex

1917 Sep 27. The undermentioned .to be temp. Qr.Mrs., with the hon. rank of Lt.: — John James Ellsley.

1918 Mar 5. Lands in Italy

1920 Apr 1. The undermentioned temp. Qrmrs. relinquish their commns. on completion of service, and retain their rank;— Lt J J Ellsley

1920 Nov 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 1106. Posted to M Coy

1920 31 Dec Promoted Section Leader

1921 Mar 18 Admitted to hospital. Discharged 6 May 1921

1921 Mar 19. Posted to Depot

1921 Oct 7 Reverts to T/Cadet

1921 Oct 22. Posted to N Coy (back to Depot from 12 to 26 Nov)

1922 Jan . Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 After open competition. Customs and Excise Department: Departmental Clerical Class - John James Ellsley,

1939 Register living at 3 Hermitage , Southend-on-Sea C.B., Essex, England with his wife Florence He is a Customs & Excise Clerk

1962 Jan 8 Died in Folkstone, Kent