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William Henry ASHBY

Regimental number1
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address445 Malvern Road, Hawksburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Florence Elizabeth Dale, Park Road, Mitcham, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 November 1958
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, ASHBY William Henry

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