CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant John Edward Ross
Died: October 21, 1925

Regimental Number:
441466
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Company:
Place of Birth:
Selkirk, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
John Ross, father, Marbleridge P.O., Manitoba
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
February 1, 1889
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Camp Hughes, Manitoba
Date of Enlistment:
September 20, 1915
Age at enlistment:
26
Height:
5 Feet 9 Inches
Chest:
38 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died after the war of related injuries/illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
wounded April 15, 1918 in trenches near Hill 70
Date of Death:
October 21, 1925
Age at Death:
36
Buried at:
St. Phillips Cemetery, near Hodgson, Manitoba
Plot:
NE 1/4 Section 31 T.25.R.1
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 8480 - 30
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 2nd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
Private Canadian Infantry 53rd Battalion
John died from Pulmonary Tuberculosis which was attributed to his military service. His NOK was listed as his father residing at Hodgson, Manitoba. John died at the Ninette Sanatorium.
Awards and Decorations
Military Medal