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Place of birthMackay Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs F E Ashdown, 40 Cabramatta Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital 1-6 Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Nurse
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateDischarged 7 March 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1819 Pte Edmund Arthur ASHDOWN 13th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917; 5363 Sapper Cecil Parker ASHDOWN, 14th Field Company Engineers, killed in action, 19 July 1916; 5361 Pte Clive ASHDOWN, 1st Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 8 August 1918; 1704 Pte Ernest Edwin ASHDOWN, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 March 1916.

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