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William ROSS

Regimental number2199
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
Address1059 Boulder Road, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Campbell, 109 Boulder Road, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry. Although severely wounded he remained with his machine gun, and continued firing during a critical stage of a counter attack, thus materially assisting to defeat it.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Date of death20 October 1941

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