2360 James ROSS

Date of enlistment 14th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Summary of Private Ross’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455 (from page 5)

Date Location Event
13th February 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
2nd December 1916 Australia Arrived in Melbourne
16th October 1916 England Return to Australia from Southampton on ‘Karoola’
6th September 1916 England Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary  Hospital, Harefield
29th July 1916 England Admitted St. Luke’s War Hospital, Halifax
29th July 1916 France Embarked on Hospital Ship ‘St Denis’ at Boulogne for England
27th July 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound left foot. Admitted to 3rd CCS and transferred to 3rd Canadian General Hospital
29th June 1916 France Took part in night raid on enemy trenches
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked Melbourne on RMS ‘Osterley’
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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