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Thomas Joseph ASHLEY

Regimental number558
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressSouth Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinJames Ashley, South Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1 Divisional Train (1 to 4 Coys Army Service Corps) October, 1914
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adeladie, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)

'For conspicuous and continuous gallantry and devotion to duty under heavy fire whilst on Forward Pack Transport duty. (East of Ypres)'
Recommendation date: 29 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 3 December 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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