According to the Soldiers Who Died the Great War 1914-1919
Private James Ellison was born in Woolton and Resided in Bootle Liverpool and enlisted in Liverpool in The 17th Kings Liverpool Regiment (!st Liverpool Pals)
There are at lest 2 famines in Woolton with the surname of Ellison with two men with the Christian name of James .
According to the Soldiers Who Died the Great War 1914-1919 database Private James Ellison with serial number 35103 was killed in action on the 20th December 1917.
According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database Private J Ellison is Remembered with Honour Hooge Crater Cemetery near Ypres Belguim.