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Albert ASHBY

Regimental number2182
Place of birthHover Whitaker, Coleshill, Warwickshire, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPO Ballidue, Wongan Hills, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Chas Ashby, Hall End, Maxtoke Warks, England
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death27
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave 33), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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