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Hugh John ASHTON

Regimental number751
Place of birthNorth Motton, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNorth Motton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, E J Ashton, North Motton via Ulverstone, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date5 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 4, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/9/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll751A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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