Peter Lowe ROSS

ROSS, Peter Lowe

Service Number: 1515
Enlisted: 19 February 1917
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Railway Unit (AIF)
Born: Milton, Glasgow, Lanark Scotland, 16 January 1871
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railways
Died: Subiaco, Western Australia, 10 October 1939, aged 68 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium, Western Australia
Anglican-Hc-0133. MEMORIAL-ID- 213643377
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World War 1 Service

19 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, Railway Unit (AIF)
11 May 1917: Involvement Sergeant, 1515, Railway Unit (AIF), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '6' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Shropshire embarkation_ship_number: A9 public_note: ''
11 May 1917: Embarked Sergeant, 1515, Railway Unit (AIF), HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Anita Tsamtsikas

Peter Lowe Ross, was born to parents William Arnott ROSS and Agnes nee LOWE (second wife of William) in Scotland in 1871. He was one of 8 children.

His family left Scotland for New Zealand when he was 3 years old. The family then moved to South Australia when he was aged six in 1877. His Father William died in 1881 leaving behind a widow with six children. Agens never married again and she died in Sth Aust. in 1914.

Trove indicates that Peter was well respected in his community and was very active in the RSL. He was at the time of his death Secretary of the West Perth RSL Sub branch.