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World War One - Roll of Honour


Walter John Ross


1877 Dover

Service No.



Essex Regiment

Military Notes:

Enlisted at Canterbury aged 38 years 339 days
Height 5ft 6 1/2in, weight 130lbs
Home Service 15 June 1915 to 16 March 1917
Post to the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) 17 March 1917, sailing from Southampton via Marseilles to Alexandria, Egypt.
Joined his Battalion 9 May 1917
Promoted to Acting Sergeant 14 Dec 1917
Returned the the UK on the Caledonia 17 Sep 1919
Demobbed 22 Dec 1919
[note his service record is in a badly damaged condition]

Family Notes:

Son of Thomas Edward Ross and
Catherine Jean Ross (nee Stokes.)
Brother of Caroline Ross,  Frederick Ross, Louisa K. Ross, Millicent Ross, Arthur A. Ross, Lilian H.Ross, Albert George Ross, Alfred Ross, Kate Ross and Edith Ross
Father of Edward James Ross and Grace Lilian Ross.
1881 address: 8 West Street, Charlton, Dover, Kent
1891 address: 23 Union Road, Dover, Kent
1901 address: Union Road, Dover, Kent
1911 address: 22 Eaton Rd. Dover, Kent
1915 address: The Cooperative Store, Winchelsea Rd, Dover.

Civilian Occupation:

Shop Assistant / Grocer


1903 Hannah Maria Harvey at Dover


11 Mar 1961 at St. Mary's hospital Lyminge, Kent usual address Valley Nook, 47 Minnis Lane, River, Kent. Probate awarded to his widow £187.11.0

Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church


Medal Card for Walter John Ross