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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Lance Corporal Duncan Alexander Ross

1873
Born in Ballarat, VIC
7/12/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 17th Reinforcements, 7th Battalion, aged 42 - gave his age as 39
4/4/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A14 Euripides as an EDP Corporal
9/5/1916
Reverts to Private
12/5/1916
Disembarked at Suez, Egypt
13/5/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
25/5/1916
Transferred to 59th Battalion and promoted to Temporary Corporal
23/6/1916
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
18/7/1916 - 9/8/1916
Qualified at the first Rifle Course at the School of Musketry, Tidworth
10/8/1916
Reverts to Private them promoted to EDP Sergeant
30/12/1916
Reverts to Private and proceeded overseas to France to reinforce the 58th Battalion
7/2/1917
Joined the 58th Battalion in France
4/3/1917
Promoted to Lance Corporal
2/5/1917
Promoted to Temporary Corporal
12/5/1917
Wounded in action during the Second Battle of Bullecourt and admitted to 29th Casualty Clearing Station - gunshot wound to the back penetrating chest - Reverts to Lance Corporal
15/5/1917
Admitted to the 3rd Ambulance Train
16/5/1917
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, France
6/6/1917
Admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, England
14/8/1917 - 27/8/1917
Granted furlough
18/10/1917
Embarked for Australia aboard the Beltana
10/12/1917
Returned to Australia
21/1/1918
Discharged from the AIF

Last updated by lee, Fri, 14 May 2021 14:41:53