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William Henry ASHTON

Regimental number7690
Place of birthRomford England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address219 Evans Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Ashton, 6 Carrington Terrace, Botany Road, Alexandria, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death8 January 1969

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