sydney ross

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Sydney Gordon Ross


  • 6 Feb 190929 Aug 1946

Sydney Ross was perhaps the greatest political hoaxer in New Zealand’s history.

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Events In History

  • 29 March 1942
    Nazi sabotage hoax

    During the Second World War, convicted conman Sydney Gordon Ross duped New Zealand’s intelligence service into believing that Nazi agents were planning to carry out sabotage in New Zealand. Read more...