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Regimental number1
Place of birthOrbost, Victoria
Other NamesRay
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOrbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Anne Ashby, Orbost, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Place of enlistmentBairnsdale, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Other details

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

SourcesNAA: B2455, ASHBY Roy

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