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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Elsie Gertrude Ross

In memory of:

Nursing Sister Elsie Gertrude Ross

February 26, 1916

Military Service






Canadian Army Medical Corps

Additional Information


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. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


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
  • 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
  • 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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