Service no. C/276
Private, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), 2nd Battalion
Killed in action at around age 25 on 25 September 1915
Remembered at Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Information from the 1911 census and other sources
The Ely family lived in 4 rooms at 95 Paradise Road, Stockwell. Charles Ely, 47, a sewer flusher born in Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, and his wife, Alice, 50, who was born in Lambeth had 9 children (one had died). All were born in Lambeth:
William Ely, 27, a gold blocker
John Ely, 23, a carman
Jeffrey Ely, 19, labourer
Alice Ely, 17
Robert Ely, 15
Samuel Ely, 13
Arthur Ely, 11
Ada Ely, 9
The family were at the same address in 1901.
In 22 December 1912 Jeffrey Ely married Rose Leeves at All Saints, South Lambeth.