ROSS, James

Service Number: 56497
Rank: Warrant Officer
Enlistment Unit: 40th Battalion
Transferred Unit: Not known or not applicable
Date of Enlistment: 1 June 1917
Enlistment Age: 35 years 5 months
Fate of person: Returned to Australia

Biographical Details

The final name on our memorial, James, enlisted in June 1917. He was married, thirty five and the headmaster at New Town State School. He embarked from Sydney in July 1918 and transferred to the 40th Battalion. In England he ran education courses at Fauvant, Tidworth and in London. James was granted the rank of Warrant Officer shortly before his return to Australia in October 1919.

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