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Wilfred Wallace ROSS

Regimental number353
Date of birth1888
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
OccupationStation overseer
AddressMary Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Eliza Ross, Musgrave Road, Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 26), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Emily ROSS. Native of Maryborough, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 411 Pte Nigel Grafton ROSS, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.

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