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John Langtree ASHE

Regimental number1112
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressHalifax Street, Middle Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Ashe, Halifax Street, Middle Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Date of death31 July 1942
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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