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William Richard ASHBY

Regimental number3318
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarter
AddressEast Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs C E Ashby, 132 Wittenoon Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 January 1978

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