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Alexander James ASHBY

Regimental number1518
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressTe Kopera, North Wairoa, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Ashby, Te Kopera, North Wairoa, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date4 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Returned to Australia on "Dongala", disembarking in Sydney on 28 August 1919.
Other detailsPay Book No. 228351. Transferred to 1st Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps on 11 November 1916

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