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Alexander Ross

In memory of:

Sergeant Alexander Ross

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1015417

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

May 15, 1879

Son of John and Ann Ross; husband of Margaret Ross, of 2801, Richmond Rd., Saanich, British Columbia. Born in County Elgin.

Commemorated on Page 494 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. 23.

Location:

Sains les Marquion is a village approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939). The QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 kilometres from the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2009.
  • Entrance– Photo of entrance courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2009.Note the two shells which the farmer had ploughed up from the adjacent field.

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