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Roderick ROSS

Date of birth23 September 1891
Place of birthCaulfield Victoria
ReligionNo religion
OccupationEngineer
Address'Rheola', 196 Williams Road, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Ethel Eveline Ross, 'Rheola', 196 Williams Road, Toorak, Victoria
Previous military serviceArmy Engineers
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: FLY
Promotion date: 5 January 1916

Captain


Unit: FLY HE Equip Off
Promotion date: 1 October 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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