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David ASHCROFT

Regimental number1536
Place of birthAburst, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressKaimkillenbun, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Christopher Ashcroft, Kainkillenbum via Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1539 Driver Christopher ASHCROFT, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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