Cyril John Ross was born in July 1877 in Oxfordshire. Cyril studied at the Royal Naval Academy as a child. In February 1898 Cyril joined the army in Leeds aged 20 years and 8 months. He was working as a mechanic. He served both at home and in South Africa and totaled seven years service with the Dragoon Guards. At some point after he left the army, Cyril moved to Canada and served with the Canadian North West Mounted Police and later worked as a gold miner. Cyril joined the Canadian army in 1916 and gave his next of kin as his mother Elizabeth, who was still residing at Wadworth Hall. Cyril returned to Canada after the First World War, residing in Alberta. It’s not known whether Cyril remained in Canada until his death.
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