Ross, Thomas Wilson: Service no. 164177 Military Medal

Digitized Service Record

Source: Per record of promotion of Private Walter William August Pope, reg. no. 407012, to Corporal.


Doing Their Bit

Military Medal. Per 18th Battalion Daily Order no. 4276, September 1, 1918. London Gazette no. 31142. January 24, 1919.

Brantford Expositor February 11, 1929

Thomas Wilson Ross

Thomas W. Ross, well-known local veteran, died in the hospital yesterday at the age of 37.  Mr. Ross joined the 10th Brant Dragoons in 1915, transferred to the 18th Overseas Infantry Battalion and served at the front to the end of the war, more than two and a half years.  He was once wounded.  Beside his widow he leaves two children, Jessie and Agnes.  The funeral will be held on Wednesday from the home, 114 Alfred Street, with interment in the Soldiers’s plot in Mount Hope cemetery.

Source: Doing Their Bit.

Brantford Expositor February 14, 1929

Thomas W. Ross

The funeral of Thomas Wilson Ross was held yesterday afternoon from the residence, 114 Alfred Street to Mount Hope cemetery, where interment took place in the Soldiers’ Plot.  Mrs. George Corman sang a solo at the home and the services at the home and graveside were in charge of Rev. Dr. A.T. Barr, minister of Central Presbyterian church. Last Post was sounded over the grave by Bugler J. Beckham and the pallbearers, all former comrades of the deceased overseas were Alex Ramsay, T. Weller, G. Meikle, G. Marshall, A. Ormiston and J. McGuinness.

Source: Doing Their Bit.

Will dated 11 July 1916 witnessed by Walter William Wright and Frank Thos. Fairthorne.

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