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Joseph Ross

In memory of:

Captain Joseph Ross

April 11, 1917

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ross, of Vancouver, British Columbia; late of Glasgow, Scotland.

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


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. H. 72.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Memorial & Ross family grave stone in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.  In memory of Captain Joseph Ross of the 72nd Battn. C.E.F. (Seaforth Highlanders of Canada) who died on April 11th 1917 at the age of 27 of wounds receved at the battle of Vimy Ridge France.  He was laid to rest in the Barlin Communal Cemetery France grave I.H.72.
  • Grave Marker– Close up of the memorial & Ross family grave stone in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.  In memory of Captain Joseph Ross of the 72nd Battn. C.E.F. (Seaforth Highlanders of Canada) who died on April 11th 1917 at the age of 27 of wounds receved at the battle of Vimy Ridge France.  He was laid to rest in the Barlin Communal Cemetery France grave I.H.72.

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