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William ROSS

Regimental number1701
Place of birthEdingburgh, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressFranklin Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister-in-Law, Mrs Martha Ross, Marion Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied at sea 17 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 156), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Buck and Frances ROSS

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