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Victor ROSS

Regimental number1243
Date of birth9 July 1891
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCastlereagh Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address190 Rockford Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs Sarah Ross, 192 Rockford Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action (slight), Gallipoli.

Wounded in action, France (head wound; lost sight of right eye).

Returned to Australia; discharged as medically unfit.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 January 1951
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROSS Victor

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