ROSS, William Alexander
(Service number 64720)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||12 June 1884||Place of Birth||Kingsdown, Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Levels Plain, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mr Donald ROSS (father), Levels Plain, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||26 March 1950||Age||65 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Timaru Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 82, Plot 94|
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William Alexander Ross was the youngest son of Donald and Fanny Grace (née Mundy) Ross. His mother died in 1885, aged 27 years, when William was just an infant. William was educated at Gleniti School. He was a ploughman at Levels when he was called up in 1917.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 October 2019]; Timaru Cemetery burial records (Timaru District Council) [25 October 2019]; Timaru Herald, 25 June 1917 (Papers Past) [15 May 2014]
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