The Age today.
Elliott was highly regarded by residents in the Essendon area. He had been the commanding officer of the 58th Infantry Battalion (Essendon Rifles) at the outbreak of the war. When he returned he was a frequent visitor to the area, invited to preside over the unveiling of many local war memorials. The local Citizens' Military Association presented the City of Essendon with an individual memorial for Pompey Elliott.
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