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William ROSS

Regimental number6319
Place of birthGolspie, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShip steward
Address164 High Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 8"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Thomson, 36 Graham Street, Govan, Glasgow, Scotland
Previous military serviceYes. Discharged (invalided) Royal Marines Scotland Performance 2 years 32 days
Enlistment date20 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 6,Field Ambulance 6, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary ROSS. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date20 July 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Warickshire', 5 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 20 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death29 August 1939
Age at death56
Place of burialWarringah Cemetery, Heidelberg, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROSS William

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