Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Elsie Gertrude Ross

In memory of:

Nursing Sister Elsie Gertrude Ross

February 26, 1916

Military Service


Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Additional Information


Born:

June 22, 1882
Zorra, Ontario

Daughter of Alexander Ross and Christina (Murray) Ross, sister of Maggie Ross, Katie Ross, George Ross, Alice Ross, and John Ross.

Commemorated on Page 156 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD (AVONDALE) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. 5. Lot 60.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Credit www.heroesofzorra.ca
  • Inscription
  • Cemetery – Photo of Avondale Cemetery located in Stratford, Ontario.
  • Cross of Sacrifice – Cross of Sacrifice at Avondale Cemetery.
  • Grave marker – Avondale Cemetery gravestone for Elsie Gertrude Ross. A walking tour guide for the cemetery can be printed from www.stratfordpertharchives.on.ca
  • Newspaper Clipping – Source:  The Globe Toronto  Wednesday March 1 1916
  • Circumstances of Death Registers – Nursing Sister Elsie Gertrude Ross - Canadian Army Medical Corps. Died from pneumonia at the Toronto General Hospital.
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