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George Henry ASHENDEN

Regimental number734
Place of birthCrayford, Kent, England
AddressSixth Street, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36.7
Height5' 7"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G H Ashenden, Sixth Street, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 3 years, Stirling Rifle Club.
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollR734
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Discharge date11 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ascanius', 9 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 11 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 May 1951
Age at death73
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ASHENDEN George Henry

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