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William ROSS

Regimental number973
Place of birthSandown, Nairn, Scotland
SchoolDelnies School, Nairn, Scotland
Other trainingCarpenter
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
Address36 Watt Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Ross, Trades Park, Nairnshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Nairn Artillery, Volunteers, Scotland.
Enlistment date13 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial Row C, No. 131), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death36.11

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