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William ROSS

Regimental number3619
Place of birthPurrembete, Victoria
OccupationStation hand
AddressCamperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Ross, Camperdown, Victoria
Previous military service20th Light Horse 3 years Camperdown
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 February 1919
Date of death10 February 1919
Place of burialCharleroi Communal Cemetery (Row S, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
DATE CORRECTED FROM THE 8th February, 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3620 Driver Peter ROSS, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

Died before return to Australia and discharge.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROSS William

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