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Benjamin John ASHBY

Regimental number3684
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address21 Sherbrooke Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Ashby, 2 Rush Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3687 Pte William Thomas ASHBY, 2nd DAS, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.

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