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Andrew Alexander ROSS

Regimental number963
Place of birthMeltown Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSheep overseer
AddressMyall Creek Station, Delungra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, James G Ross, c/o Forrest and Co, Rondelbosch, South Africa
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'At all times his work has been exceptionally good. At POZIERES he set his men a fine example being cool and resourceful throughout. Sergeant ROSS was wounded on the second last day of our occupation of the trenches. Period 25th July - 5th August and 21st August to 26th August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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