Name:Ivan Earl EllisRank:PrivateRegiment:United States Infantry, 26th Division, ‘B’ CompanyAmerican Expeditionary Force, France Date of birth:September 9, 1899Place of birth: Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaDate of enlistment:1917Address at Enlistment: Everett, Mass. USAge at enlistment:18Marital Status:SingleNext of Kin:Joseph Willard Ellis (Father) Everett, Mass. US Date of Death:July 1, 1918Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts, United States Not Commemorated on the Yarmouth War MemorialIvan Earl Ellis was the son of Joseph Willard Ellis (1873-1936) and Alice Maud (Bent) Ellis (1876-1960). His father, Willard was born in Sandford, Yarmouth Co., NS, the son of Daniel Ellis of Darlings Lake, Yarmouth Co., NSThe family moved to Everett, Mass. in 1900. Ivan had three brothers, Raymond Clifford (b 1899), James Leonard (b. 1902), Donald Wilbur (b.1904), and three sisters, Lillian Maud (b. 1908), Marjorie Amanda (b 1911) and Mildred (b. 1914). Raymond and Ivan were born in Yarmouth. The other children were born in Everett. Ivan was reported killed in action in military reports of July 27, 1918, reported in the Greenboro Daily News of July 28, 1918.