Thursday, 5 November 2009

Donald and Hector Ross

Donald Lachlan Ross. Born about 1898, son of Lachlan and Barbara Ross, Achriesgill, Eddrachillis. Private ‘B’ Coy, 5th Bn Seaforth Highlanders. Service Number 696. Died 13th November 1916. Commemorated on Grave I.M.20, Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly-Maillet (photo above) and also on Kinlochbervie War Memorial.

His brother Hector Ross. Born about 1890, Residence: New Zealand.
Private, Otago Regiment New Zealand European Forces, Service Number 8/95. Died 9 August 1915. Commemorated on Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial and on Kinlochbervie War Memorial. See also our New Zealand page.

Information from Hector Macrae, Bonar, Sutherland.  Photograph of gravestone taken by Morag Sutherland.

1 comment:

  1. Chris - thank you so much for this entry - it has cleared up a gap in my family tree - Hector and Donald Ross are distant relatives.