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Robert Kirkpatrick Ross

In memory of:

Sergeant Robert Kirkpatrick Ross

January 9, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


73rd Bn.

Additional Information


April 17, 1885

Commemorated on Page 319 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 12.


Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Robert Ross– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada"  Page 22.  B Company.  No. 6  Platoon.
  • Attestation Papers– Source Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Diary– The death of Robert Kirkpatrick Ross was recorded in the 73rd Canadian Infantry Battalion War Diary entry for January 9, 1917.

Source:  War diaries - 73rd Canadian Infantry Battalion = Journal de guerre - 73rd Canadian Infantry Battalion - 73e Bataillon d'infanterie canadien 
MIKAN No.: 1883272 .   Library and Archives Canada
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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