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Regimental number7698
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, Stanmore, New South Wales
OccupationAudit clerk
AddressAshfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. H.E. Clunies Ross, 'The Gunyah,' Alt Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with Civilian Military Forces.
Enlistment date16 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingJoncourt, beyond HIndenburg Line.
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row R, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; William John and hannah Elizabeth ROSS, 32 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Capt. Henry Egerton Clunies-Ross, died in London 27 September of malariea and pneumonic influenza.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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