Elliot, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduated from the Naval Academy 10 July 1909. Lieutenant Commander Elliot was killed aboard Manley (DD-74) on 19 March 1918 when her depth charges exploded in collision with a British ship in the convoy Manley was escorting.
The destroyer USS Elliot (DD-146) was named for him.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.
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