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James Stuart Leslie ROSS

Regimental number589
Place of birthMoruya New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressCampbell Street, Moruya, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J L Ross, Campbell Street, Moruya, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 2 Squadron, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateDied as a result of accident 13 November 1919
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. I), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Engaged in the first flight to Australia with R. DOUGLAS; aircraft crashed. Commemorated in Moruya Uniting (formerly Methodist) Church, New South Wales. Parents: John and Elizabeth ROSS, Campbell Street, Moruya, New South Wales. Native of Moruya. Authority for inclusion on Roll of Honour contained in minutes of 49th Meeting of A.W.M. Board held in Melbourne 10 December 1956. Lt Leslie ROSS Scholarship endowed to enable the Dux of Year 10 at Moruya High School to complete Years 11 and 12.~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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