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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 3:48 pm    Post subject: John A. Ross Reply with quote

Can anybody find this guy on SNWM or CWGC for me?

From Brechin WW1 RoH
ROSS, JOHN. Private. London Regiment. Killed, 23rd September, 1916. Church Street.

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apanderson



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't find him either?

Here he is on the 1901 Census:

Name: John Ross
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887
Relationship: Son
Father's Name: John
Mother's Name: Isabella
Gender: Male
Where born: Dun, Forfar
Registration Number: 275
Registration district: Brechin
Civil parish: Brechin
Town: Brechin
County: Angus
Address: 11 Church Street
Occupation: Apprentice Butcher
ED: 4
Household schedule number: 90
Line: 16
Roll: CSSCT1901_88
Household Members: Name Age
John Ross 48
Isabella Ross 44
Susan Ross 7
Isabella Ross 17
Alexander Ross 12
Gertrude Ross 4

Anne
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is this him?
The date is 20 days out and age is 6 years out. As is place of birth and regiment!

SNWM
Surname: ROSS
Firstname: John Alexander
Service Number: 3/5094
Date Death: 03/09/1916
Place of birth: Banff Scotland
Other: 14th (Service) Bn.
SNWM roll: SCOTTISH CASUALTIES EXTRACTED FROM ENGLISH REGIMENTS
Rank:Sgt
Theatre of death:F.& F.

CWGC
Name: ROSS, JOHN ALEXANDER
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Hampshire Regiment
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/09/1916
Service No: 3/5094
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's the Medal Card Index for the man you found - no extra info though.

Anne

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spoons



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or how about this man?

Name: ROSS, JOHN ALEXANDER
Initials: J A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: London Regiment
Unit Text: 17th Bn.
Age: 33
Date of Death: 26/10/1915
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Annie Ross, of Hampstead, London, and Kingussie, Inverness-shire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 12.
Cemetery: DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS

date and year are wrong but at least the regiment agrees

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Had a look at the above man's MCI

His father is listed as Mr. F. Ross, 36 Fellows Road, South Hampstead, N.W., (London?) and confirms he was k.i.a. 26th October 1915
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