|Place of birth||Maidstone, Kent, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||45|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Agnes Ashby, Waterloo P B, Casterton, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Hamilton, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||39th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/56/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 27 May 1919; disembarked, and marched in to 2nd Training Bn, Perham Downs.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 November 1916; marched in to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 13 November 1916.
Proceeded to England, 13 February 1917, and marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth.
Marched in to No 3 Camp, Parkhouse, 21 April 1917.
Detached for temporary duty with Anzac Provost Corps, Tidworth, 8 May 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, 13 April 1918 (myalgia, back); discharged to duty, 23 April 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Euripides', 3 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Melbourne, 9 June 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||55|
|Place of burial||Casterton Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ASHBY Alfred|