|Place of birth||Mossgiel, New South Wales|
|School||Lake Boga Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Lake Boga, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, William Ash, Lake Boga, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/9/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Palestine|
|Age at death||23|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in Swan Hill Cemetery, Victoria. Photo: Peter Dennis. Mother: Frances ASH, Lake Boga, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 12 August 1916.
Found guilty, 16 September 1916, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and committing a nuisance, 15 September 1916: awarded 3 daysâ?? confined to barracks.
Marched out to 4th Light Horse Regiment, 11 September 1916 .
Taken on strength, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Abou Hammad, 12 October 1916.
Detached to 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, Ferry Post, 25 February 1917; marched into 4th Light Horse Training Regiment, 25 February 1917; rejoined 4th Light Horse Regiment, 8 March 1917.
Admitted to 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, Tel-el-fara, 26 September 1917 (malaria); transferred to Troop Ship, 26 September 1917; to Rest Camp, 28 September 1917; discharged to duty, 13 October 1917; rejoined unit, Tel-el-fara, 13 October 1917.
Killed in action, Palestine, 2 May 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ASH William Walter|