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Sampson Arthur ASHLEY

Regimental number4241
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales, and King's College, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStorekeeper
Address'Chatsbury', Bourke Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Enoch Ashley, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1917
Age at death23
Place of burialVraucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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