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Ross Family Collection

From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
A collection of items belonging to the Ross Family.
Size
Various
Object Registration
GRSL236
Keywords
ross, 2/29th battalion, 27th brigade, 8th division
Historical information
VX39077 Neil Ross enlisted in to the AIF on 21 November 1940 at Royal Park and was posted to 2/29 Battalion, The Battalion completed training at Bonegilla and Bathurst and then went to Malaya as part of the 27th Brigade, assigned to 8th Division. This Battalion fought in several actions prior to being captured on 15 February 1942 in Singapore. On return to Australia SSgt spent time in Military Hospital prior to Discharge October 1946.
When Made
circa 1939
Made By
Department of Defence (Maker)
Significance
All of the items in this collection are originals as issued to SSgt Ross.
Inscriptions & Markings
The items belong to VX39077 SSgt Neil Ross
Last updated
14 Jul 2020 at 2:41PM