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Robert Dalrymple ROSS

Regimental number338
Date of birth5 November 1893
Place of birthTea Tree Gully South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressWaikerie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A.E. Ross, Waikerie, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Listed in Army List as being born in August 1893. Promoted to Lieutenant, 5 February 1918 with Machine Gun Corps.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 181 Pte John Antice ROSS, 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 8 March 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Married Doreen Dalgleish Parry on 18 August 1927 at Ashfield, New South Wales and had two children: Leigh Stefne Thalia born 10 January 1939 and Carey Yulan Adria born 11 October 1942.
Date of death18 July 1974 - Cheltenham, New South Wales
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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