ROSS, William Alexander
(Service number 64720)

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Date 12 June 1884 Place of Birth Kingsdown, Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Levels Plain, Timaru
Occupation Agricultural Contractor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr Donald ROSS (father), Levels Plain, Timaru
Religion Methodist
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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
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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