James "Jimmy" Ross (died 31 October 1914, Aged 34) was a Scottish rugby union player for Scotland. He was one of the first Scottish rugby internationalists to die in the First World War, and fell at Messines.
He was capped for Scotland five times between 1901-3. He also played for London Scottish FC, which he had captained in 1901-2 and 1904-5. His brother Edward Ross, also gained a single cap in 1904.
- Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)
- ^ a b c d Bath, p137
- ^ Bath, p109
- ^ An entire team wiped out by the Great War