According to his draft papers dated November 26, 1917 at Toronto, George Sidney Elliott of Vanevery Street, Mimico was born on May 11, 1893 at Toronto. He listed his mother, Hannah M. Elliott, Mimico as his next of kin. He was a locomotive fireman. He was 24 years and 5 months of age and stood 5 feet 9 1/2 inches tall. He had blue eyes, light hair and a fair complexion. He had scars on his right leg, right hand and left ear. He was a member of the Church of England.
In the 1914 Toronto City directory he is listed as a fireman living with his father George Elliott on the north side of Vanevery Street, Mimico.
In the 1921 Toronto City directory he is listed as a coal foreman, GTR, living on the south side of Macdonald Avenue, Mimico.