Noel Ellis

DOB: 9 July 1921
Died: 6 July 1942

Debut: Round 17, 1940 against Hawthorn at MCG
Last Game: Round 2, 1941 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval

Games: 3
Goals: 0
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From: Wesley College/Collegians

Number: 35 1940-1941

The former vice-captain of the Wesley side had also been a talented cricketer and runner. He played with the Old Collegians before being recruited to the Demons late in 1940.

The next season Ellis played the first two games of the year on the half-back flank before enlisting in the army. He had been promoted to Sergeant in the 106 Anti Tank Regiment shortly before his death.

Ellis was killed on 6 July, 1942 when he was accidentally shot by a fellow soldier who was examining his rifle in the mess room. He was three days short of his 21st birthday.

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