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William John ASHFORD

Regimental number3235
Place of birthCooktown Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSail maker
AddressCharlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Henry Ashford, Charlotte Street, Cooktown, Queensland
Enlistment date27 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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