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John Frederick William ASHTON

Regimental number926
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDeck hand
Address3 Fred Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ashton, 3 Fred Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Date of death15 September 1969
Place of burialPinegrove Memorial Park Cemetery

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