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Ashley Bernard Ernest DEVEY

Regimental number598
Date of birth30 September 1895
Place of birthNorth Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOakey Creek, Mount Garnet via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Devey, Oakey Creek, Mount Garnet via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Other detailsServed in France. Was subjected to gassing.
Date of death8 June 1969
Age at death73
Place of burialCairns Martyn Street Cemetery, Cairns, Queensland

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