Ross, Thomas Ewin (Private) and Ross, Roy Leigh (Corporal)

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Accession Number PR90/100
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Letters
Maker Ross, Roy Leigh
Ross, Thomas Ewen
Place made Egypt: Cairo, Heliopolis, France
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/0406
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of 122 Private Thomas Ewin Ross, 14th Battalion, 1915 Egypt and Corporal Roy Leigh Ross, 59th Battalion, France, 1916.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Consists of two letters. Ewin Ross writes to his elder brother just prior to embarkation for Gallipoli and describes in detail the so-called Battle of the Wozzer (Wazzir) in Cairo on Good Friday, 1915. Roy Ross's letter was written to his mother just prior to his death at Fromelles and describes journey from Egypt and scenery in France.