From Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project
- Mrs. M. A. Tilly, "Tilly's View," Coimadai, writes-"My three grand sons-Henry Arthur Ellis, W. H. Cox, and Oswald M. G. Cox, enlisted as soon as the war broke out, and are now at the Front. H. Ellis was well known here, having at tended the Coimadai school for some years. The two latter are also grandsons of the late Mr. and Mrs. S. Cox, of Pepper Grove, Gisborne road, and both their parents lived in this district for many years." Privates Colin Todd and Charles Lyle, of Bacchus Marsh, who have been at the Front for some time, are now reported on the "illness list."
- Cpl H. Ellis, also of Coimadai, has been killed in France, where he has been fighting for some time.
--C.K.Gervasoni 16:34, 2 March 2014 (EST)