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Donald Ross

In memory of:

Private Donald Ross

October 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

862739

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

123rd Canadian Pioneer Battalion.

Citation(s):

There was no mention of medals earned on Pte Ross' service file.

Additional Information


Born:

September 26, 1896

Son of Angus and Lena Ross, of North Bay, Ontario. Born 26 September 1896 in Gravenhurst, Ontario. Attested on 28 February 1916 joining the 123rd Canadian Pioneer Battalion (Canadian Infantry). Pte Ross is also commemorated on a memorial in Magnetawan, Ontario having made the supreme sacrifice.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. H. 67.

Location:

The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is located to the North West of the town. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan along for 300 meters and turn right into M.Plumerlaan. The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is on the right hand side, approx 200 meters along.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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