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William Ernest ROSS

Regimental number29351
Date of birth18 January 1880
Place of birthNewcastle, England
SchoolWickham Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
Address172 Maitland Road, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs L J Ross, 172 Maitland Road, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal (Shoeing Smith)
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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