We remember Willie Ross

We remember Willie Ross

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
birth Bradford, West Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8530619 Source:3830547 1879
1899
enlistment UK United Kingdom Source:3830547 January 1899
1901
awards Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award Source:7646794 1st April 1901
1902
awards Kings South Africa medal Other War Service Award Source:7646794 1st October 1902
1911
service British Army Colour Serjeant 6082 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:3830547 2nd April 1911
1914
service British Army Company Serjeant Major 6082 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:3830547 23rd September 1914
1914
theatres Tsingtau :6h Source:3830547 23rd September 1914
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:3830547 11th February 1915
service British Army Warrant Officer Class 2 6082 South Wales Borderers Source:3830547
service British Army Second Lieutenant South Wales Borderers Source:3830547
service British Army Captain South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Source:7049237
1917
death Belgium Source:7049237 16th August 1917
burial Artillery Wood Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7049237

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Willie
Initials W
Last Name Ross
Source 3830547
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6082 South Wales Borderers Warrant Officer Class 2
British Army South Wales Borderers Second Lieutenant
British Army 6082 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Company Serjeant Major
British Army 6082 South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Colour Serjeant
British Army South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Kings South Africa medal Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Queens South Africa medal Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Boer War medal rolls for South Wales Borderers Keith1947
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 Keith1947
2nd Battalion, SWB, on 1911 Census Keith1947

Multimedia

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Full dress uniform Keith1947
QSA and KSA medals Keith1947
Captain W C Ross Keith1947

Stories

We remember Willie Ross