Robert CLUNIES-ROSS

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CLUNIES-ROSS, Robert

Service Number: 7698
Enlisted: 17 April 1917, Enlisted at Ashfield, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, 27 January 1897
Home Town: Ashfield, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Newington College, Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Audit clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Joncourt, France, 3 October 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Plot V, Row R, Grave 9
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World War 1 Service

17 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7698, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Ashfield, NSW
19 Dec 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7698, 2nd Infantry Battalion
19 Dec 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7698, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney
3 Oct 1918: Involvement Private, SN 7698, 17th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William John Clunies-Ross and Hannah Elizabeth Ross of 32 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW; brother of Henry Eggerton Clunies-Ross who died in London of Malaria and Pneumonia brought on by Influenza

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizen Military Forces