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James Augustus ROSS

Regimental number16229
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
AddressHurlstone Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Ross, News Agency, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Previous military service39th Infantry
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNovember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 20 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No.1), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Anna J. Wade ROSS, Hurlestone Park, New South Wales. Native of Dublin, Ireland.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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