Wilfred Wallace ROSS

Wilfred Wallace Ross Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Maryborough
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Station Overseer
Enlisted
26-October-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
26
Status
Single
Service No
353
Rank
Private
Unit
5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
Embarked
21-December-1914
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East
Highest rank
Trooper
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
08-November-1917
Place
Tel-Abu-Dilakh, Palestine
Cemetery or Memorial
Beersheba War Cemetery, Palestine
Notes

Name on ROH: S.L. ROSS

Wilfred Ross landed at Gallipoli from Egypt in May 1915. In September he was sent to Malta with dysentery, then to King George’s Hospital in London. He returned to Egypt in March 1917. In Palestine on 8 November he was killed in action at Tel-Abu-Dilakh and buried in the village of Kirbet-um-Batieh. His body was later re-interred at Beersheba War Cemetery.

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