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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private John (Jack) William Ross

1895
Born at Warracknabeal, VIC
18/6/1917
Enlisted in the AIF, aged 22
6/8/1917
Allotted to the 25th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion
21/11/1917
Embarked aboard the HMAT A71 Nestor
15/12/1917
Disembarked at Suez, Egypt
18/12/1917
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
23/12/1917
Disembarked at Taranto, Italy
5/1/1918
Disembarked at Southampton, England
1/4/1918
Proceeded overseas to France
21/4/1918
Joined unit in France
23/6/1918 - 9/7/1918
Admitted to a Casualty Clearing Station - influenza
9/8/1918
Wounded in action during the Battle of Amiens
11/8/1918
Admitted to hospital, Boulogne, France
23/8/1918
Admitted to the 1st London General Hospital - shell wound to the head (right eye), severe
8/11/1918
Embarked for Australia aboard the SS Gaika
29/12/1918
Returned to Australia
25/1/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1958
Died at Elwood, VIC, aged 63

Last updated by lee, Sat, 01 May 2021 11:37:57