2nd Lt. Ernest Ross


1896 Dec 23. Born Dublin, but I cannot find him in Ireland GRO

1901 census at 222 Clonliffe Rd, Dublin (as his ADRIC address). presumably the son of Ernest Ross aged 27 (if he was , then he is illegitimate as Ernest and Margaret married in 1898)

1911 census in Dublin. At 222 Clonliffe Rd. I assume that this is the E A Alexander, his uncle, of his RAF record, and that May Margaret his aunt. He would have been 14, and is not in Irish Census

1911 census in England. He is at Carshalton College North Street Carshalton as a boarder. Born Dublin. aged 14

1914 Oct - 1915 Oct. Chartered Accountants Clerk at Messers Fairbairn Wingfield Wykes in 67 Watling St, London EC (from his RAF record)

1915 Mar 9. Bayonet wound to foot

1915 Jan 6. Landed in France

RAF Record

1919 Apr 6. Commissioned 2nd Lt in RAF

1921 Jan 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 1410. Posted to N Coy

1921 Jan 8. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Jan 11. Appointed CQM.

1921 Feb 12. Posted to Depot

1921 Feb 15. Dismissed "Services dispensed with" Trim looting . Wife at Golf House, Stornaway, Isle of Lewis

1921 Feb 16. Rejoined as service no 1718. Posted to I Coy.. One of the many reinstated

1921 Feb 22. Posted to O Coy He seems not to be a Section Leader any more

1921 Mar 5. Posted to P Coy

1922 Apr 2. Removed from suspension

1921 May 14. Posted to R Coy

Fined 10/- and 10/- by Coy Commander

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on Demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register A retired Clerk living at 76 Rugby Road , Brighton C.B., Sussex with wife Lily

1942 Died Brighton