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John Henry Zouch ROSS

Regimental number165
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCallandoon Station, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.4
Height6' 2.5"
Weight174.5 lbs
Next of kinFather, Hugh Mcdonald Ross, Callandoon Station, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 October 1914
Place of enlistmentGoondiwindi, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentFarrier Quarter Master Sergeant
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Discharge date29 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916; discharged (medically unfit: dysentery), Brisbane, 29 May 1916.
Date of death20 February 1951
Age at death70
Place of burialMount Thompson Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROSS John Henry Zouch

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