Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915 during research into how many Americans joined the Battalion.
Born U.S.A. May have some connection to Private Walter George Ross, reg. no. 54353 also joined and served in the 18th Battalion. W.G. Ross enlisted under an assumed name and many not be related. It also puts some concern to the veracity of the attesation information given by this soldier.
His death is registered under this name. See attached Veterans Death Card.