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Joseph Stewart ASHBY

Regimental number1901
Place of birth38 Darwin St, Old Kent Road, London, England
SchoolLondon County Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
OccupationCigar salesman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Ashby, 23 Trafalgar Road Old Kent Road, London Ec, England
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1915
Place of death or woundingNear Suvla Bay, Gallipoli
Date of death28 September 1915
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave 120), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Rupert and Anne ASHBY, 23 Trafalgar Road, Old Kent Road, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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