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Ashleigh Robert VERDON

Regimental number2171
Place of birthBreeza, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
AddressJohn Street, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Ann Verdon, Cleary Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1917
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row A, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Elizabeth Ann VERDON, 66 Maitland Road, Mayfield, New South Wales. Native of Breeza, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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