|Place of birth||Meeniyan, Victoria|
|School||Meeniyan State School, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs J Ross, Tarwin, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)|
|Place of enlistment||Meeniyan, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 17), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Neil and Ross, Tarwin, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Helipolis, 2 January 1916 (mumps); discharged, 18 January 1916.
Allotted to and proceeded to join 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 26 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ROSS Roy Leigh|