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Harold Eslie ASHWORTH

Regimental number1146
Place of birthStaghorn Flat, Victoria
SchoolStaghorn Flat State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAllans Flat, Wodonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Ashworth, Allans Flat, Wodonga, Victoria
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 26 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1146A
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

Enlisted on July 1915 in 13th Light Horse, sailed for Egypt in October 1915. After serving in France [for] some time in [the] Light Horse he was transferred to [the] 24th Battn; served as Stretcher Bearer and Machine Gunner. He was in charge of the Platoon Machine Gun when he fell at Riencourt there was only four o

FateKilled in Action 18 August 1918
Place of death or woundingRiencourt, France
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Charlotte Margaret ASHWORTH, Baranduda, Victoria

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