|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Brigalow Avenue, Kensington Gardens, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Nellie Ash, Brigalow Avenue, Kensington Gardens, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the 20th AASC and 79th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Lance Corporal|
|Unit name||(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/14/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Company, Australian Army Service Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.
Wounded, Gallipoli, 27 May 1915 (gun shot wound, left foot); transferred to Alexandria and admitted to hospital; discharged from hospital, 13 April 1915.
Transferred to England, 10 August 1915, and admitted to 4th General Hospital, London, 23 August 1915 (malaria and sunstroke).
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Runic', 7 November 1915 (gun shot wound, left foot; septic poisoning); discharged (medically unfit), 8 September 1915.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ASH Leslie Emerson|